Tag: General Data Protection Regulation

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Criteo could face a $65M fine in France for breaching consent rules

Criteo could face a $65M fine in France for breaching consent rules

French advertizing giant Criteo was found in violation of European Union data protection legislation and fined $64 million in a preliminary verdict after a multi-year inquiry by the country's national privacy authority. The verdict is the latest setback to Criteo's unsettling 'tracking-ads' system.... Read more

date4 months ago
EU privacy rules may need to change

EU privacy rules may need to change

European privacy rules may have to change for the EU's institutions to control their data. However, the senior commission official warned today that this could be problematic, as many people are not happy with how big tech companies use personal information without keeping customers in the loop. ... Read more

date12 months ago
IT leaders do not think that GDPR goes far enough

IT leaders do not think that GDPR goes far enough

Even though GDPR has caused many problems for companies that aren't doing data handling and protection properly, IT leaders worldwide do not think it is doing a good enough job. Snow Software released a new report where almost all IT employees and leaders say that GDPR is insufficient. They all ... Read more

date2 years ago
Ransomware targets MongoDB and threatens to report GDPR breach

Ransomware targets MongoDB and threatens to report GDPR breach

An anonymous hacker is running ransomware attacks that targets 22,900 MongoDB databases. When the attack is successful it threatens victims to report them to the authorities for breaching the GDPR legislation. As long as they pay a certain amount of money in cryptocurrency they won't be reported. ... Read more

date2 years ago
“Companies that invest in privacy achieve tangible results.

“Companies that invest in privacy achieve tangible results.

According to Cisco, companies that invest in improving their privacy practices will experience tangible benefits from these investments. This is what Cisco's 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study shows. The study shows that there is a demonstrable link between good privacy practices and business benefit... Read more

date4 years ago
In spite of GDPR, LinkedIn collected millions of e-mail addresses

In spite of GDPR, LinkedIn collected millions of e-mail addresses

LinkedIn appears to have violated the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). European privacy legislation regulates the way in which organisations are allowed to deal with the data relating to their users. But LinkedIn doesn't seem to have fully gone along with that. Last Friday, a report by the... Read more

date4 years ago