Meta Hit With 390mn Euro Fine Over EU Data Breaches

For violating EU privacy laws on Facebook and Instagram, Meta was hit with 390 million euros in fines.

(FILES) This file photo taken on October 28, 2021 shows the META logo on a laptop screen in Moscow.

Meta was slapped Wednesday with fines totalling 390 million euros ($413 million) for breaching EU personal data laws on Facebook and Instagram, Ireland’s data regulator said Wednesday.

The Data Protection Commission said in a statement that Meta breached “its obligations in relation to transparency” and used an incorrect legal basis “for its processing of personal data for the purpose of behavioural advertising”.


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