Twitter Expects to Pay Up to $250 Million in FTC Fine Over Alleged Privacy Violations

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  1. hawki

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    "Twitter disclosed that it anticipates being forced to pay an FTC fine of $150 million to $250 million related to alleged violations over the social network’s use of private data for advertising...

    Twitter said that on July 28 it received a draft complaint from the Federal Trade Commission alleging the company violated a 2011 consent order, which required Twitter to establish an information-security program designed to 'protect non-public consumer information'...

    'The allegations relate to the Company’s use of phone number and/or email address data provided for safety and security purposes for targeted advertising during periods between 2013 and 2019,' Twitter said..."

    https://variety.com/2020/digital/news/twitter-pay-up-to-250-million-privacy-ftc-fine-1234724183/
     
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