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Turkey fines Facebook $282,000 for violation of privacy laws

Turkish officials have fined Facebook Inc 1.6 million lira ($282,000) over privacy breach which influenced about 300,000 individuals, the Personal Data Protection Board (KVKK) stated on Thursday.

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Facebook has been confronting a claim in the U.S. from clients trying to hold the organization at risk for permitting outsiders, including Cambridge Analytica, to get to their information.

On Thursday, the KVKK stated it had ruled to fine Facebook after 280,959 Turkish clients had their own data, including names, dates of birth, area, search history and more, affected by the security rupture. It didn't determine what had befallen their own subtleties.

It stated the board had propelled an assessment into the information break after Facebook neglected to inform the board about mistakes in several of its applications.

It reported Facebook had been given an extra 450,000 lira fine for not detailing the security rupture to specialists and to the board, carrying the complete fine to 1.6 million lira. The KVKK had recently fined Facebook 1.65 million lira over another protection rupture occurrence.

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    Zuckerberg already confessed to the public that he thinks the age of privacy is over and that he takes no responsibility when people are silly enough to trust his brainchild with private information.

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