After Facebook was stopped from launching a dating service in Europe on Feb. 13, infosec experts are left wondering if the social media network had learned anything from the Cambridge Analytica debacle in 2018 or the platform’s other data privacy transgressions.
The EU found Facebook committed data protection violations within the forthcoming service, such as demonstrating that a required assessment of privacy risks had been performed.
Separately, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) faulted Facebook for not providing enough advanced warning about the dating service, which the DPC only learned about on Feb. 3.
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