UK and Italy account for 59% of GDPR fines collected in 2020
The data in the GDPR Fines 2020 Report, shows that 171 million euros in GDPR fines were collected in European countries in 2020. The fines were issued between January 1st, 2020, and January 1st, 2021.
According to the report by Findbold, Italy accounts for the highest fines with 58.16 million eu... Read more
UK government creates Digital Markets Unit to regulate tech companies
The UK government plans to put in place a Digital Markets Unit (DMU) whose sole focus will be the regulation of online platforms. It might also have the power to block business moves by companies that show anti-competitive behavior. The unit will also be able to hand down fines to violators.
The... Read more
Huawei is discontinuing several enterprise product lines in the U.K.
Huawei has confirmed that there are redundancies in its enterprise division and it's moving to slash its portfolio. The company is now eliminating several Enterprise product lines from the U.K., after a business review, citing the relentless Trump administration’s actions, which have been damagin... Read more
EU follows example UK: no ban on Huawei 5G-networks
European Commission does not intend to prevent Huawei from rolling out a 5G-network in Europe. With this decision, the EU follows the
United Kingdom that has
previously indicated it will ban
Huawei either. A setback in a for the American government.
The US announced some time ago that it ban... Read more