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Facebook Hit With Record Privacy Fine In France

Facebook has been issued a 150,000-Euro fine by France's data protection watchdog and is still under investigation by its equivalent in the Netherlands, Germany and Spain. The fine is for using data from third-party Web sites to offer more targeted advertising on Facebook. The social media giant disagrees, claiming it should be monitored by the Irish data watchdog where it is based.

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