Data watchdog

France imposes 50M Euros penalty on Google for targeted advertising

France data watchdog has imposed a hefty fine of 50 million Euros on Google for making it difficult to users to understand and manage preferences on how their personal information is being used and how they are being targeted by ads. CNIL or the National Commission on Informatics and Liberty is said to have imposed […]

Britain Watchdog $658,000 fine on Equifax and NSA Eternal Blue Cyber Threat

US Crediting reporting company Equifax has been slapped with a fine of $658,000 or £500,000 for failing to protect information of more than 15 million UK citizens during a cyber attack which took place last year. The Information Commissioner’s Office(ICO) has come up with the said conclusion of levying a penalty on Equifax after it […]

UK Watchdog imposes £500,000 penalty on Facebook

UK’s data Watchdog has imposed a penalty of £500,000 pounds on Facebook for fraudulently handing over the personal information of its American users to Cambridge Analytica in 2015. Henceforth the said sum happens to be the largest possible fine imposed by Britain’s Information Commission on any private company till date. The press statement released by […]

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