Tag: EDPB

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Norway asks the EU to permanently ban data collection for Facebook

Norway asks the EU to permanently ban data collection for Facebook

Norway wants to impose a permanent ban on Facebook's data collection. It wants to extend this ban to the rest of Europe through the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). Do the changes in Meta's ad policy still violate European laws? Norwegian watchdog Datatilsynet does not appear to be done wi... Read more

date8 months ago
Italian regulator lifts its ban on ChatGPT

Italian regulator lifts its ban on ChatGPT

Italy's privacy authority deems OpenAI's response sufficient to allow it back into the Italian market. Italy's privacy regulator, the Garante dei Dati Personali ("Garante"), has agreed to remove the temporary ban it had imposed on OpenAI's ChatGPT chatbot, the agency has confirmed to Reuters. Th... Read more

date1 year ago
Irish DPC slammed for allegedly failing to fine Meta enough

Irish DPC slammed for allegedly failing to fine Meta enough

The European Center for Digital Rights (noyb) claims the Irish authorities fined Meta only a fraction of what they should have. Noyb issued a letter to the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) this week sharply criticizing the privacy agency for "letting Meta off the hook". The non-profit is r... Read more

date1 year ago
EU court rejects WhatsApp’s challenge against EDPB

EU court rejects WhatsApp’s challenge against EDPB

The European Court of Justice has rejected WhatsApp's challenge to reverse a previous judgment. The European Court of Justice deemed WhatsApp's appeal of a decision by the European Data Protection Board to be inappropriate in a statement issued on Wednesday. In 2021, the Irish Data Protection... Read more

date1 year 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
‘Facebook and Instagram will likely be unavailable in Europe’

‘Facebook and Instagram will likely be unavailable in Europe’

The Irish privacy authority wants to ban data transfers between Meta and the United States. The bill can be implemented in a few months. There's a chance that Instagram and Facebook will no longer be available to European users. The Irish privacy authority shared the proposal in a letter to all ... Read more

date2 years ago
Privacy authorities call on Europe to amend Data Act

Privacy authorities call on Europe to amend Data Act

National privacy authorities are calling on Europe's member states and parliament to amend the Data Act. According to the authorities, the bill risks violations of the GDPR. All European privacy authorities are part of the EDPB. The organization disagrees with the Data Act, a bill recently pres... Read more

date2 years ago
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