German flirting network gets fined 20,000€ for leaking user information

Nicole Lorenz reports is a German flirting / chatting / social media channel. The network was hacked back in September and around 808,000 email addresses as well as 1,872,000 pseudonyms and passwords were leaked as a result.

Now a couple of months later a German court decided that the company would have to pay a fine of 20,000€. Wait what? Just 20,000€? That’s nothing! Yes, it’s not a lot. According to the GDPR much higher fines are actually also a possibility.

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