Tag: GDPR

Here you will find all the articles with the tag: GDPR.

Microsoft makes changes to EU data controller configurations

Microsoft makes changes to EU data controller configurations

The company is aiming to keep in line with latest EU regulations on data handling and storage. This week Microsoft announced that it is making changes to how diagnostic data from Windows devices is processed and controlled. Currently, to enroll devices in the Windows diagnostic data processo... Read more

date1 day 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

date19 days ago
Regulator fines WhatsApp €5.5 million for GDPR violation

Regulator fines WhatsApp €5.5 million for GDPR violation

Ireland's data protection authority slapped WhatsApp with a €5.5 million fine. The Meta subsidiary is accused of illegally processing personal data. Earlier this month, Meta was fined €390 million for years of GDPR violations. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) ruled that Meta used a... Read more

date20 days ago
Facebook data-scraping breach attracts GDPR lawsuit

Facebook data-scraping breach attracts GDPR lawsuit

Facebook parent Meta is facing a legal challenge from digital rights group Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) over a significant data-scraping breach that resulted in a €265 million penalty for Facebook under the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) last year. DRI is challengin... Read more

date29 days ago
Meta fined €390 million for data processing in personalized ads

Meta fined €390 million for data processing in personalized ads

Ireland's data protection authority fined Meta €390 million for illegal data processing in personalized ads on Instagram and Facebook. The verdict puts the tech giant's ad revenue at risk. Meta's European headquarters are located in Ireland. The Irish data protection authority oversees the org... Read more

date1 month ago
Regulator accuses T-Mobile Poland of misleading advertising

Regulator accuses T-Mobile Poland of misleading advertising

Polish regulator UOKiK has accused T-Mobile Poland of misleading advertising related to free mobile data. The company risks a fine that could equal 10 percent of its annual revenue. UOKiK said that one of the company's slogans, "1200GB free for a year", is misleading. Customers are granted 100GB... Read more

date1 month ago
German privacy watchdogs take aim at Microsoft 365

German privacy watchdogs take aim at Microsoft 365

A working group of German data protection regulators has determined that Microsoft 365 cannot comply with the GDPR without additional technical measures. The Microsoft 365 package cannot be used by companies, authorities and schools in a legally compliant manner, at least not without additional... Read more

date2 months 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

date2 months ago
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