Italy watchdog launches non-compliance proceedings against Facebook

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Milan – ’s watchdog has launched proceedings against for non-compliance a previous request it had made regarding improper commercial practices the group’s user data, the agency said .

“The procedure could lead a possible fine 5 Euros (5.6 dollars),’’ it said a statement.

November 2018 the watchdog ruled had not informed users properly about the collection and , for commercial reasons, the data they release.

It fined 5 Euros and asked it publish an amending statement the homepage of its website for , the Facebook app and the personal page of each registered Italian user.

The regulator said Facebook had not done so.