Enforcement

TikTok facing Irish complaint

A Dutch consumer organisation has filed a GDPR complaint about TikTok to Ireland’s data regulator.

08 April 2021

Ticketmaster GDPR appeal on hold

Ticketmaster’s appeal against a UK GDPR fine has been stayed until a final judgment is issued in parallel data subject litigation.

08 April 2021

Facebook facing regulatory scrutiny over monster breach

At least four data enforcers are investigating after a huge trove of Facebook data was posted online over the weekend.

06 April 2021

World Bank: privacy isn’t just for rich countries

A new World Bank study has concluded that developing countries have the capacity to enforce comprehensive privacy laws – but warned that it may be too costly for small businesses in those jurisdictions to comply with complex laws like the GDPR.

01 April 2021

Facebook Italian appeal fails

The Italian Council of State has rejected arguments that the country’s consumer protection regulator was unable to fine Facebook for its data practices due to the existence of the GDPR.

01 April 2021

Brazil’s consumer and data protection authorities ink cooperation agreement

A deal between Brazil’s data watchdog and its consumer protection agency should provide more clarity to the private sector.

31 March 2021

GDR Special Report: EU data reform - risks and opportunities

A raft of new European legislation will affect corporate data acquisition, use and security across the EU. GDR sets out what companies need to know.

31 March 2021

Brazilian data protection authority taking shape

Brazil’s nascent data watchdog has released its internal procedure rules, clarifying how the country’s young data protection law will be enforced in practice.

30 March 2021

California’s data enforcer is already strapped for cash

Five board members have been named for California’s first data regulator, but one of the appointees has already raised concerns about a lack of resourcing.

30 March 2021

Massachusetts AG to receive Facebook app investigation information

The highest Massachusetts state court has ordered Facebook to disclose information about its extensive internal investigation of third-party apps’ data misuse to prosecutors.

26 March 2021

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