Facebook and Google to be fined by Russia

Russia’s internet regulator is poised to significantly raise the fines it has slapped on U.S. technology companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc. as the Kremlin escalates its push to curb access to information online. Companies that refuse to delete content...

Irish data privacy watchdog fines WhatsApp $266m

By Conor Humphries Ireland hit Facebook’s WhatsApp with a record $266 million (R2.8 billion) fine on Thursday following an inquiry into the messaging app’s transparency around sharing personal data with other Facebook companies. WhatsApp said the fine was...
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