14 Sep 2017

Facebook Has Been Sued By Spain With €1.2 Million Fine

It is happening again as Facebook is facing another Court Issues from Spain and the reason behind it, is concerning the same Privacy leaked.
The Spanish data protection authority said that Facebook’s privacy policy contains “generic and unclear terms,” and doesn’t go far enough to collect the consent of its users.

Below is Facebook Replies;
“We take note of the DPA’s decision with which we respectfully disagree. Whilst we value the opportunities we’ve had to engage with the DPA to reinforce how seriously we take the privacy of people who use Facebook, we intend to appeal this decision. 

 “As we made clear to the DPA, users choose which information they want to add to their profile and share with others, such as their religion. However, we do not use this information to target adverts to people.” “Facebook has long complied with EU data protection law through our establishment in Ireland. 

We remain open to continuing to discuss these issues with the DPA, whilst we work with our lead regulator the Irish Data Protection Commissioner as we prepare for the EU’s new data protection regulation in 2018.”

So what do you really have to say about the sudden charges. 
It is happening again as Facebook is facing another Court Issues from Spain and the reason behind it, is concerning the same Privacy leaked.
The Spanish data protection authority said that Facebook’s privacy policy contains “generic and unclear terms,” and doesn’t go far enough to collect the consent of its users.

Below is Facebook Replies;
“We take note of the DPA’s decision with which we respectfully disagree. Whilst we value the opportunities we’ve had to engage with the DPA to reinforce how seriously we take the privacy of people who use Facebook, we intend to appeal this decision. 

 “As we made clear to the DPA, users choose which information they want to add to their profile and share with others, such as their religion. However, we do not use this information to target adverts to people.” “Facebook has long complied with EU data protection law through our establishment in Ireland. 

We remain open to continuing to discuss these issues with the DPA, whilst we work with our lead regulator the Irish Data Protection Commissioner as we prepare for the EU’s new data protection regulation in 2018.”

So what do you really have to say about the sudden charges. 

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