In Hungary Facebook fined $4 million

The company was fined because she allegedly entered the Hungarian confusion, claiming that the social network services are free.

Facebook fined in Hungary for $ 4 million for the introduction of users in error. It is reported online edition of the with reference to the Correspondent.

“The Hungarian state regulator, the competition (GVH) said on Friday that imposed a fine in the amount of 1.2 billion HUF (4 million dollars) for the network of Facebook”, — is spoken in the message.

Hungarian authorities claimed that the message about the free use of Facebook “distracted the attention of consumers” from the compensation that they provide the company providing your data.

“Facebook broke the law when they advertised their services as free on its web site,” — said in GVH.

“Customers should not have to pay for the use of the network services, but she made a profit through their activities and according to users, they actually paid the company for services rendered”, — explained in GVH.

GVH noted that similar decisions were adopted by regulators in the US and some European countries.

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