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Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

New York prosecutor Letitia James said this week that it is investigating Facebook’s unauthorized storage of up to 1.5 million users of Facebook email databases, the latest privacy problem affecting the US social media giant.

Facebook said it had inadvertently “uploaded” email contacts to up to 1.5 million new users since May 2016. “The contacts were not shared with “When people were taken into account,” the total number of people whose information was obtained incorrectly may be hundreds of millions, “James said on Thursday in a statement.

In a statement sent by e-mail, Facebook said it was in contact with the New York State Attorney’s Office and was responding to their questions. Last week, Letitia James described the disclosure as the latest evidence that Facebook does not take its role seriously in protecting our information “It’s time to put Facebook in charge of how it handles consumers’ personal information.”

On Wednesday, Facebook said it had allocated $ 3 billion to cover a settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission on privacy issues. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating the disclosure that Facebook shared incorrect information about 87 million users with the company British political consultancy Cambridge Analytics.

The investigation focused on whether data sharing and other conflicts violate the 2011 agreement with the FTC to protect user privacy. The settlement dues, set by Facebook for $ 3 billion but said they could rise to $ 5 billion, In the first quarter to $ 2.43 billion, or 85 cents a share, while many Democrats in Congress said on Wednesday that a fine of $ 5 billion will reach Facebook.

Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

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