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Meta found guilty in Brazil of 2021 data breaches

By Paula Mariane
  • 28 Mar 2023 22:47
  • 28 Mar 2023 22:47
Meta has been found guilty in Brazil of a 2021 data breach involving 533 million people from 106 countries, including 8 million Brazilians.
In a decision by a state court in Maranhão, Meta's Facebook was ordered to pay compensation for collective "moral" damages of 72 million reais ($13.93 million),

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Paula Mariane

Correspondent, Latin America

Paula is a journalist and photographer from Brazil with more than 10 years of experience in covering social, political and international affairs. Before joining MLex, she worked at CNN Brasil and Al Jazeera as a writer and producer. TEDx speaker and author of the book “Bonds of Honor,” Paula is the first civilian to produce a long-term photographic series of the Brazilian Army.

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