Meta fined $1.3 billion for violating E.U. data privacy rules

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The Facebook owner said it would appeal an order to stop sending data about European Union users to the United States.

Meta Platforms META, was fined a record €1.2 billion ($1.3 billion) by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, according to reports. The fine was over allegations Facebook didn’t ensure data transfers from Europe to the U.S. had appropriate safeguards. Meta reportedly said it was singled out and has used the same legal mechanisms as thousands of other companies

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