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Facebook Fined $9 Million in Canada Over ‘False’ Privacy Claims

After incurring billions of dollars in fines from international regulators over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook faces yet another penalty – albeit a much smaller one – over ‘false’ data privacy claims.

Canada’s Competition Bureau says Facebook mishandled user information by giving the impression that users could control who could see and access their personal information when using privacy features. The penalty? CAD 9 million CAD (USD 6.5 million USD/EUR 5.9 million).

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