Facebook May Face 100M Euro Lawsuit From France’s Internet Society Over Privacy Breach

Daniel R. Stoller reports:

A French nongovernmental organization wants Facebook Inc. to pay 100 million euros ($113 million) and fix any problems stemming from recent data security incidents and privacy breaches.

The Internet Society of France, a public interest group that advocates for online rights, sent a formal notice to Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp, warning that it’ll launch an EU-based group action if the company doesn’t secure user personal data effectively.

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