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Facebook fined by France's data protection agency


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Facebook fined by France's data protection agency

Facebook has been fined 150,000 euros for breaching data protection rules in France.

French watchdog CNIL said the the social media network had failed to prevent users’ data being accessed by advertisers.

The agency had already warned the company to stop some transfers
of personal data to the United States.

Facebook has said it disagrees with the order.