Brazil fines Facebook $1.6 million for improper sharing of user data

  30 December 2019    Read: 674
Brazil fines Facebook $1.6 million for improper sharing of user data

Brazil’s Ministry Of Justice said on Monday it has fined U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc 6.6 million-real ($1.64 million) for improperly sharing user data, AzVision.az reports citing Reuters.

In a statement, the ministry said the fine is the first ever applied to Facebook in Brazil and is related to the misuse of data by Cambridge Analytica in 2018. Facebook did not immediately respond to request for comment.


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