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Facebook Faces £500,000 Fine in U.K. Over Cambridge Analytica Leak

Facebook has been fined £500,000 ($664,000) in the U.K. after the country's data protection watchdog concluded that its data-sharing scandal broke the law, making it as the social network's first fine over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Yes, £500,000—that's the maximum fine allowed by the UK's Data Protection Act 1998, and equals to what Facebook earns every 8 minutes.

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Facebook Faces £500,000 Fine in U.K. Over Cambridge Analytica Leak
Facebook faces its first big £500,000 ($664,000) fine in U.K. over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal