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Irish consumer watchdog slaps penalty on Meta $18.6 mn for 12 data breaches

The Free Press Journal | 17/03/2022 04:09 PM | Click to read full article

Data Protection Commission has fined Meta, Facebook's parent company, 17 million euros ($18.6 million) for several data breaches that affected up to 30 million users.

The decision followed an inquiry by the DPC into a series of 12 data breach notifications it received in the six-month period between June 7, 2018 and December 4, 2018.