Meta set for an expensive Christmas as three investigations set to close

05/12/2022 | Politico

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) is expected to issue three EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) decisions targeting Meta's Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp platforms on Monday. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) will then have a month to make its final decisions. Over the last few months, Meta has already received two significant GDPR fines. In September, the DPC fined Instagram €405m, and then in November DPC fined Facebook €265m. According to its financial reports, Meta allocated €3 billion for EU privacy fines in 2022.

It looks like the technology company is going to need those funds. 

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