South Korea fines Google, Meta over privacy violations

Yoon Jong In, the chairperson of the Personal Information and Protection Commission speaks during the plenary session at the Government Complex in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. South Korea’s privacy watchdog has fined Google and Meta a combined 100 billion won ($72 million) for tracking consumers’ online behavior without their consent and using their data for targeted advertisements. (Bae Hun-shik/Newsis via AP)

South Korea fines Google, Meta over privacy violations