Twitter Slammed with $150 Mn Penalty Over 'Data Privacy Breach'
Twitter is ordered to pay $150 million as penalty for "data privacy breach", happened over a span of six years. The settlement was announced by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission, which also alleged that Twitter "deceived the users as to how well it maintained their privacy and security". They alleged, Twitter failed to disclose that the email addresses and phone numbers will be used to send targeted ads.
Tags: Twitter, Data Privacy Breach, Targeted Ads, FTC, Parag Agrawal
Courtesy: Free Press Journal