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Facebook charges Rs 1,000 cr for collecting user data

A Belgian court has set a penalty of $ 156 million on social media giants Facebook. The court says that if Facebook continues to track third-party website after violating continuous privacy law as before, it will be fined every day.

The Belgian Court has refused to collect data from users from Facebook and asked to pay 2 lakh 50 thousand euros every day.

The court has said, ‘Facebook gives us incomplete information about collecting full user data. Facebook also does not tell what kind of data it collects and what is done with the data and how long it is kept in the store.

According to the court, the user does not care about the merits of the users to store the information of Facebook users.

It is worth noting that Facebook also tracks user data from other websites to improve Facebook ads and user experience, which has given plugins of Facebook.

The court has ordered Facebook to delete whatever data is stored illegally by Belgian citizens. These include data from those who do not use social networks only.

Richard Elaine, Vice President of Facebook Public Policy, has said that the company is disappointed with the decision of the court and will appeal. According to Facebook, they use cookies and pixels, they are of industry standard technology and it helps millions of businesses to move forward.

This decision has long been followed by a dispute between the Belgian Commission for the Protection Privacy and Facebook.

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