Turkey’s data protection authority, the KVKK, announced it has fined Facebook more than $271,000 for a data breach, Reuters reports. The agency’s decision stemmed from a photo application programming interface flaw that allowed third-party applications to access the photos of Facebook users. The KVKK determined about 300,000 Turkish citizens were affected by the breach. Meanwhile, Facebook filed a lawsuit against a South Korean analytics company for potentially mishandling users’ data, while Facebook Global Affairs and Communications Vice President Nick Clegg wrote an op-ed in The New York Times in which he disagreed with Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes’ call to break up the tech company.
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