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Facebook fined €7 million by watchdog

The Italian Antitrust Authority sanctioned Facebook Ireland Ltd. and its parent company Facebook Inc. for a total of €7 million for failing to implement the provisions issued against company in November 2018.

According to Authority, Facebook misled users about commercial use of their data.

In addition to fine, the Authority prohibited the further dissemination of the misleading practice and ordered the publication of an amendment statement on the homepage of the company website for Italy, on the Facebook app, and on the personal page of each registered Italian user.

Source: AGCM – Competition and Market Guarantor Authority