Six million citizens affected: With just one letter, they could secure 1000 euros in pain and suffering. In 2021 there was a
Data breaches on social media platforms are a real concern to companies and their consumers alike. Facebook has experienced data breaches in the past, but this one in particular lead to an investigation by the Federal Office for Information Security. In 2021 there was a large data breakdown on Facebook, in which more than 500 million data records came online.6 million German users were also affected. The first judgments now see for this person how much money they can get for damages that have incurred through the data breach.
In the spring of 2021, a big information breakdown from Facebook ended up being public, in which over half a billion records were stolen with personal info. Among them were numerous cell phone numbers, which to name a few things resulted in numerous waves of spam calls and SMS. 6 million users from Germany are likewise affected.
Even then it remained in the room that those affected could be damaged in accordance with the General Data Protection Policy (GDPR). Now there are first judgments that validate this. The right-wing specialists from the Shifting Earnest have even prepared a sample letter with which they can ask for compensation from the Facebook mother group Meta.