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A German claims aggregator is looking to sue Facebook on behalf of potentially thousands of individuals who may have been affected by a high-profile data leak.
26 April 2021
Hamburg’s data protection authority plans to block Facebook from collecting WhatsApp user data, using the GDPR’s urgency provision to bypass the Irish watchdog.
13 April 2021
A Mailchimp customer has dropped the service after intervention by a German data regulator over concerns the popular email platform may be subject to US surveillance laws.
26 March 2021
The European Court of Justice is set to weigh in on the German competition authority’s high-profile Facebook case.
25 March 2021
A simmering spat between EU data protection authorities has boiled over, with the heads of the Irish and German regulators engaging in a war of words over the way the GDPR has been enforced.
18 March 2021
A €14.5 million GDPR fine against a German realtor is the latest blow to German data watchdogs’ enforcement efforts – but the regulator that levied the penalty said it will fight the court’s decision.
26 February 2021
German data protection authorities will soon interrogate companies on their compliance with the new data transfer rules mandated by the Schrems II ruling.
19 February 2021
Europe’s highest court will decide whether consumers can claim compensation for GDPR violations that caused no financial harm – potentially leading to a massive increase in companies’ data protection risk exposure.
18 February 2021
Popular audio social media app Clubhouse has said it is changing its data protection policies following an investigation by academics – but it still faces a probe by German data regulators.
15 February 2021
Hamburg’s data watchdog has ordered controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI to delete a biometric profile it deemed unlawful.
28 January 2021
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