The Federal Trade Commission (FCI) has imposed a fine of $ 5 billion (Rs 34,000 crore) to FACEBOOK . The violation of confidential information of Facebook users. A US newspaper has given this information. The newspaper said that the Federal Trade Commission (FCI) approved this fine with 3 to 2 votes. Two Democratic members of the Consumer Protection Agency expressed dissatisfaction with this. According to the report, it will be the highest sanction imposed in the case of violation of privacy. It is necessary to obtain the approval of the Department of Justice before finalizing it.
US fines $ 34,000 fine on FACEBOOK
Facebook, the largest social networking network in the world, faces queries and queries related to the violation of the privacy of users in the United States and around the world. Facebook has also been ask if it did not share user data inappropriately with business partners in violation of the previous agreement. Some Facebook critics argue that the company must strictly prohibit the monitoring of data usage . That the founder and CEO of Mark Zuckerberg, should be personally responsible for the penalties. Charlotte Schlemman of Consumer Group Public Knowledge said in a statement . I hope that additional terms will apply to business Digiintern practices.
Charlotte Slimian, adviser of the group’s competitive policy, said that if makes any changes in its model or business practices. To change the behavior . It will not be enough to change the behavior of Facebook. “Facebook did not immediately respond to the AFP consultation on the agreement . FTC announced last year that it will re-investigate its confidentiality agreement with Facebook in 2011. Which states that the private data of tens of millions of users were stolen by the political consultant Cambridge Antilica, which was announced in 2016. Nald Trump was working on the campaign.
Facebook also expressed the hope of paying from $ 3 billion to $ 5 billion for a legal agreement on the “behavior of user data . The FTC had announced last year that it had resumed its investigation in 2011 with the confidentiality agreement with after Cambridge Analyca raised the problem of the theft of private data of billions of users, announced in 2016 Donald . The political consultant Cambridge Analyica . Trump had worked for the election campaign.