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Meta won't fight EUR17 million Irish GDPR fine

By Sam Clark
  • 06 Apr 2022 05:24
  • 06 Apr 2022 05:24
Meta Platforms won't appeal a hefty data protection fine it received from Ireland's Data Protection Commission last month, MLex has learned. 
It received the fine of 17 million euros ($18.5 million) in mid-March for failings by its Facebook social media platform to properly demonstrate its security measures (see here). The enforcement followed

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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