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EuroParcs reports data breach; data restored via backup

EuroParcs reports data breach; data restored via backup

Holiday park concern EuroParcs reports being the victim of a data leak. The investigation should reveal whether customers' personal data has been leaked. Hackers penetrated EuroParcs' secure digital environment. The hackers did not hit the reservation system, so it remains possible to book a va... Read more

date3 months ago
EU promotes law on client-side scanning on X, noyb files complaint

EU promotes law on client-side scanning on X, noyb files complaint

Privacy organization noyb is filing a complaint with the Dutch DPA against X. The social media platform would enable illegal microtargeting ads which the European Commission uses to seek support for its proposals on client-side scanning. Pan-European privacy organization noyb fundamentally disag... Read more

date5 months ago
Ericsson pleads guilty to federal bribery, will pay a $206M fine

Ericsson pleads guilty to federal bribery, will pay a $206M fine

The decision comes after the Swedish company violated a 2019 deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the US Department of Justice (DoJ). The company was found to have withheld evidence involving misconduct in several foreign states and failed to provide prompt and sufficient information regarding... Read more

date1 year ago
Ireland fines Meta for 500 million user data breach

Ireland fines Meta for 500 million user data breach

Meta received a €265 million fine from the Irish Data Protection Commission. According to the regulator, the tech giant took insufficient measures to prevent a data breach between 2018 and 2019. The personal data of more than 500 million Facebook users ended up on the street. The data was pub... Read more

date1 year ago
Irish watchdog moves to convict Yahoo of illegal cookie tracking

Irish watchdog moves to convict Yahoo of illegal cookie tracking

The Irish Data Protection Authority (DPA) wants to convict Yahoo of AVG/GDPR violations. According to the watchdog, Yahoo's websites offered insufficient options to refuse cookie tracking in recent years. Yahoo has been under investigation by the Irish DPA since 2019. The watchdog wants to conv... Read more

date2 years ago
Facebook and Instagram remain available in Europe for now

Facebook and Instagram remain available in Europe for now

Facebook and Instagram are staying online for the foreseeable future. The Irish Data Protection Authority (DPA) wants to tighten the reins on Meta, but not every member state supports its case. Ireland's DPA proposed a ban on intercontinental data transfers from Meta in July, threatening to remo... Read more

date2 years ago