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According to the Data Protection Commissioner, the network used messages to get more subscribers.
The report notes that messages from millions of Europeans who did not use LinkedIn were used to send personalized advertising and their inclusion in the network.
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26 November 2018, 06:21 but.
According to a report by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner, the business social network LinkedIn broke European data protection by using e-bills of 18 million users in an attempt to gain more users.
According to the investigation, conducted during the first semester this year, until May this year The social network used accounts of people who were not users of LinkedIn in order to advertise segmented on Facebook and get more subscribers.
The document states that the messages of European users are also used to send personalized advertising, and additionally, these algorithms were used to build social graphics to suggest professional networks.
The social network was not punished, but only received a call for attention that ended in LinkedIn, acknowledging their actions and asking forgiveness for what had happened.
But it's still not all the way, there's a question that remains open: how has LinkedIn got access to 18 million messages?
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