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Twitter to pay $150M penalty over privacy of users' data

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Twitter Inc. has agreed to pay $150 million in civil penalties to resolve allegations. The social media giant failed to protect users' data privacy in line with a 2011 agreement with the FTC. The settlement will resolve allegations that Twitter violated the FTC Act and an administrative order issued by the FTC in 2011.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

Twitter to pay $150 million to settle with US over privacy, security violations

The company will pay $150 million as part of the settlement announced by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission. In addition to the monetary settlement, the agreement requires Twitter to improve its compliance practices. The complaint said that the misrepresentations violated the FTC Act and a 2011 settlement with the agency.

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

Twitter to pay $150 mln to settle with U.S. over privacy, security violations

Twitter Inc has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations it misused private information, like phone numbers, to target advertising after telling users the information would be used for security reasons, according to court documents filed on Wednesday.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

Twitter to Pay $150 Million to Settle with U.S. Over Privacy And Security Violations

Twitter Inc has settled with U.S. authorities over allegations it misrepresented the "security and privacy" of user data between May 2013 and September 2019, according to court documents filed on Wednesday.

1 month ago·India
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The Guardian

Twitter fined $150m for handing users’ contact details to advertisers | Twitter | The Guardian

US regulators said social media firm gave advertisers information collected for security purposes

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Hindu

Twitter to pay $150M penalty over privacy of users' data

Twitter will pay a $150 million penalty and put in new safeguards to settle federal regulators’ allegations that the social platform failed to protect the privacy of users’ data over a six-year span

1 month ago·India
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NDTV

US Says Twitter To Pay $150 Million Penalty In Privacy Case

US authorities on Wednesday said Twitter has agreed to pay $150 million as part of a deal to settle a complaint the platform gave user phone numbers to advertisers.

1 month ago·New Delhi, India
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