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Twitter will pay a $150 million fine over allegations it despicably sold client data

Twitter has concurred to pay a $150 million fine after government law authorization authorities charged the social media company of illicitly utilizing peoples’ individual information over six a long time to assist offer focused on advertisements

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New Delhi: Twitter has concurred to pay a $150 million fine after government law authorization authorities charged the social media company of illicitly utilizing peoples’ individual information over six a long time to assist offer focused on advertisements. In court reports made open on Wednesday, the Government Exchange Commission and the Office of Equity say Twitter damaged a 2011 understanding with controllers in which the company promised to not utilize data assembled for security purposes, like users’ phone numbers and e-mail addresses, to assist promoters target individuals with ads. Federal agents say Twitter broke that promise. “As the complaint notes, Twitter gotten information from clients on the affection of tackling it for security purposes but at that point finished up too utilizing the information to target clients with advertisements,” said FTC Chair Lina Khan.

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