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Coronavirus: Call for single EU tracking app with data protection

07/04/2020(0)
Europe’s data protection watchdog has called for a single coronavirus app to be used across the EU, instead of every country making its own. Several countries are developing tracking ... Read More
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Coronavirus adds an extra layer of challenge to health data under the GDPR

24/03/2020(0)
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has very strict conditions regarding the collection and handling of sensitive health data; these terms remain in effect even as Europe adopts ... Read More
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Data protection fines hit £100m during first 18 months of GDPR

23/01/2020(0)
European countries have imposed approximately €114 million (£97 million) in data protection fines on businesses since revamped laws came into force in May 2018. Regulators have received 160,000 data ... Read More
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The Personal Data Commissioner in Cyprus slaps record fines for data violations

14/01/2020(0)
The Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection in Cyprus, an independent public authority responsible for monitoring the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and other laws in ... Read More
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Facebook’s transfer of EU citizen data to US legal, says EU court adviser

20/12/2019(0)
Tools used by hundreds of thousands of companies to transfer EU citizens’ data abroad are legal, an adviser to Europe’s top court has ruled, marking a major win for ... Read More
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Facebook to pay $5 billion over the company’s privacy policies

29/07/2019(0)
The Federal Trade Commission approved a record $5 billion settlement Wednesday with Facebook over the company’s privacy policies. Shares of Facebook were down slightly following the announcement, but turned ... Read More
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General Data Protection Regulation shows results, but work needs to continue

25/07/2019(0)
Just over one year after the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation, the European Commission has published a report looking at the impact of the EU ... Read More
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$63 Million in fines imposed since GDPR Law went into full effect

16/05/2019(0)
GDPR: Europe Counts 65,000 Data Breach Notifications So Far European privacy authorities have received nearly 65,000 data breach notifications since the EU’s new privacy law went into full effect. ... Read More
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GDPR close to one year anniversary; Has lived up to its potential?

08/05/2019(0)
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation was celebrated as a revolution in how internet privacy could be legislated. It was a reaction to long-term concerns in the EU ... Read More
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Data protection complaints in UK doubled since GDPR took effect

28/08/2018(0)
The number of data protection complaint reported to UK regulators has nearly doubled since the introduction of new data protection laws, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has said. Saturday ... Read More
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