Amazon fined US$880 million by Luxembourg authorities over data privacy breach

Amazon was fined €746 million (US$880 million) by Luxembourg authorities over allegations it flouted the EU’s data protection rules, the online retail giant said on Friday.The fine was issued on July 16 by the Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection following its determination that “Amazon’s processing of personal data did not comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),” Amazon said in a securities filing.“We believe the CNPD’s decision to be without merit and…


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