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Facebook may face fines — again — for potentially mishandling users’ data

Source: Tony Romm, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

Facebook’s arrangements with Amazon.com, Apple, BlackBerry and Samsung allowing their devices to access data from the social network’s users could further expose Facebook to steep fines and other penalties, experts said.

The practice — which may have occurred without users’ full knowledge — drew sharp rebukes from lawmakers who said Facebook has misled them about the way it collects and swaps consumers’ data.

 

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