Region: Denmark

Selling shovels in the goldrush: AI newsletter 29 August 2023

OpenAI, still the wellspring of much of the enthusiasm around generative artificial intelligence thanks to the popularity of its ChatGPT models, is facing continued criticism, with formal complaints filed against it in the EU and Stanford researchers casting aspersions on its reliability. Meanwhile Arm and Nvidia, two of the biggest producers of the chips that underpin AI technologies, respectively announced a landmark IPO and doubling of year-on-year revenue.

29 August 2023

ECJ to hear more fine calculation questions

A Danish court has asked the European Court of Justice to clarify the scope of the notion of an undertaking under the GDPR, in the first case to deal exclusively with the question of whether organisations should be fined based on group turnover.

23 August 2023

New rules from Beijing and Apple enters the chatbot race: AI newsletter 24 July 2023

Welcome to GDR’s first AI newsletter, highlighting the most important policy, legal and market developments in the artificial intelligence and machine learning space from the last week. In this edition the EU and US agree to team up on oversight of AI in financial services, China releases new regulations on generative AI, and Deloitte predicts that the market will stay cool.

24 July 2023

Danish regulator enforces against Meta Business Tools use

Denmark’s data regulator has reprimanded property rental platform Boligportal for its inability to determine whether data was illegally transferred to the US through its use of Facebook Business Tools.

05 June 2023

Danish regulator criticises law firm

Denmark’s privacy regulator has criticised law firm Bech-Bruun’s handling of information access relevant to an ongoing legal investigation, but found its processing lawful overall.

09 December 2022

Danish DPA bans municipality's use of Google products

Denmark’s regulator has ordered a municipality to stop using Google Chromebook and Workspace after finding it carried out an inadequate data protection impact assessment –  including of the risks of transferring data to a third country.

15 July 2022

Danish regulator imposes record GDPR fine

Denmark’s data protection authority has recommended a 10 million kroner (€1.3 million) fine for the country’s largest bank for failing to properly document that it had deleted the personal data of its customers in compliance with the GDPR, after the bank self-reported the breaches.

05 April 2022

Danish DPA gives nod to facial recognition system

Denmark’s data protection watchdog has given its approval to a company’s use of facial recognition technology – but not in the way that the business plans to deploy it.

31 March 2022

More DPAs confront Google Analytics

Norway, Denmark and Guernsey are the first European territories to acknowledge the recent decision on Google Analytics by the Austrian data watchdog, publishing warnings to companies that current safeguards may not be sufficient to meet Schrems II requirements.

28 January 2022

Danish regulator gets funding increase

Denmark’s privacy watchdog is set to gain 16.8 million kroner (€2.2 million) over the next four years – but the additional funds are earmarked for guidance and advice rather than enforcement.

08 December 2021

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