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 November 23, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Laws

Elaine Edwards reports:

Social media network LinkedIn processed the email addresses of 18 million non-members and targeted them with advertising on Facebook without permission, an audit by the Data Protection Commissioner has found.

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An investigation identified that LinkedIn Corp in the US, which processes data on behalf of LinkedIn Ireland, processed the email addresses of about 18 million non-LinkedIn members and targeted these individuals on the Facebook platform.

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