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=== Facts ===
 
=== Facts ===
<blockquote>Disqus is an American company owned by Zeta Global. The company offers an online public comment sharing platform, which was previously used by a number of Norwegian online newspapers, and it also engages in programmatic advertising.
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Disqus is an American company owned by Zeta Global. The company offers an online public comment sharing platform, which was previously used by a number of Norwegian online newspapers, and it also engages in programmatic advertising.
  
The Norwegian DPA was made aware of the matter through news articles by the Norwegian National Broadcaster (NRK). According to the NRK, Disqus conducted unlawful tracking of visitors to Norwegian websites using the Disqus plugin. Their data were then disclosed to third party advertising partners. The NRK further wrote that this happened because Disqus was unaware that the GDPR applied in Norway, which Disqus’ parent company Zeta Global confirmed in an interview.[https://www.datatilsynet.no/en/news/2021/intent-to-issue--25-million-fine-to-disqus-inc/]</blockquote>
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The Norwegian DPA was made aware of the matter through news articles by the Norwegian National Broadcaster (NRK). According to the NRK, Disqus conducted unlawful tracking of visitors to Norwegian websites using the Disqus plugin. Their data were then disclosed to third party advertising partners. The NRK further wrote that this happened because Disqus was unaware that the GDPR applied in Norway, which Disqus’ parent company Zeta Global confirmed in an interview.
  
 
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