Facebook bug exposed the Pirate posts of 14 million user, is this a GDPR breach?

Is this our first big GDPR breach. From what we can see due to a facebook bug the private data of 14 million user has become public. Private data becoming public definitely sounds like data exposure so let’s see how the EU privacy authorities vies this, we will see if they consider it as a data breach or GDPR failure.

According to Facebook chief privacy officer Erin Egan, the bug occurred during the period live for a period between May 18 to the 22nd . the bug is supposed to have occurred as a result of a new feature that Facebook was testing.

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One thought on “Facebook bug exposed the Pirate posts of 14 million user, is this a GDPR breach?

  • June 11, 2018 at 8:02 am
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    Thanks so much for the post.Really thank you! Keep writing.

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