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Privacy NGO Noyb says subscriptions that remove cookie-based tracking breach GDPR consent rules, despite a previous decision from Austria’s data watchdog that greenlit these practices.
17 August 2021
Austria’s data watchdog has ordered a loyalty card provider to pay €2 million for unlawfully processing members’ personal data.
11 August 2021
The EU’s highest court is set to assess how Facebook has used personal data in the GDPR era, in a case that activist Max Schrems says could force the company to pay damages to millions of users.
20 July 2021
A group of NGOs has filed coordinated complaints about Clearview AI’s data scraping to regulators in numerous European countries – but enforcement of any regulatory decisions could be tough.
27 May 2021
Austria’s Supreme Court has sent key questions about the availability of GDPR non-material damages to the European Court of Justice – months after Germany’s constitutional court ordered a lower court to make a similar EU reference.
13 May 2021
Austria’s data protection authority has heard submissions from Google and Max Schrems’s activist group over data transfers to the US – in enforcement that Schrems suggests could be worth billions.
06 May 2021
An Austrian court has spiked one of the largest GDPR fines to date, in another sign that European data regulators are struggling to land big penalties.
02 December 2020
Regulators and politicians have raised concerns about a new Austrian digital advertising tax law which requires the mass storage of location data.
26 May 2020
Max Schrems’ NGO has filed an Austrian GDPR complaint against Google’s Android mobile operating system, alleging it fails to gather proper consent from data subjects.
14 May 2020
Andrea Jelinek, who heads the EDPB and Austria’s data watchdog, tells GDR how the covid-19 crisis has affected the organisation and data protection across Europe.
17 April 2020
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