MarketWatch: Facebook reveals the 87 million accounts affected by privacy violation

Dimitri Sirota, chief executive officer of personal data protection company BigID, said the testimony could set off the first of many changes in how companies deal with user data — especially as Europe’s big data regulation rules kick in at the end of May. “Anyone who collects and processes data is going to take a lesson from the Facebook experience,” he said. “If you live by data, you can also die by data.”

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