Italy’s data protection authority, Garante, announced it has fined Facebook 1 million euros over Cambridge Analytica, Politico reports. The agency found 57 citizens downloaded the This Is Your Digital Life app tied to Cambridge Analytica; however, the DPA found no information had been passed onto the firm. The fine is the largest Facebook had to face for Cambridge Analytica, as it surpasses the 500,000 GBP penalty issued by the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office. The fine issued by Garante was not issued under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, but under Directive 95/46 and Italian data protection code.
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