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Rs.3200 crore fine imposed on Instagram, you will be shocked to know the serious charge

Rs.3200 crore fine imposed on Instagram, you will be shocked to know the serious charge


Instagram Fined EUR 405 Million for Mishandling Personal Data of Teens

Ireland's Data Protection Commission said in an email on Monday that it took its final decision last week to fine Instagram $402 million.

Instagram has been found guilty of violating the European Union Data Policy related to children's data , after which Instagram has been fined a huge amount. Ireland's data privacy regulator has fined social networking platform Instagram 32.7 billion rupees.

Ireland's Data Protection Commission said in an email on Monday that it took its final decision last week to fine the company $402 million. After the fine was imposed, Instagram's parent company Meta said it had fully cooperated with the investigation into the case. At the same time Meta has said that she does not accept such a huge fine and will appeal against it.

An Irish watchdog investigation found that Instagram publicly leaked the personal data of 13- to 17-year-olds, including their phone numbers and email addresses. 

A META official told the news agency, "The inquiry is focused on old settings that we updated a year ago and since then we have rolled out many new features to keep teenagers' information safe and private.

A huge fine was also imposed on Amazon.

Let us tell you that a huge fine was imposed on Amazon last year. In one such case, the Luxembourg regulator fined Amazon 746 million euros.

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