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German regulators have launched a large-scale investigation into cookie consent practices, starting with the country’s media organisations.
24 August 2020
Hamburg’s data protection authority will fine embattled facial recognition provider Clearview AI unless it answers the regulator’s questions.
20 August 2020
Germany’s Federal Court of Justice has ruled on two right to be forgotten cases – referring one to the European Court of Justice and siding with Google on another.
28 July 2020
Following a report criticising smart TV data collection, Germany’s antitrust authority has proposed extensive reform to the industry’s practices.
21 July 2020
Germany’s federal data regulator has welcomed a decision from the country’s top court ruling aspects of its telecommunications law unconstitutional for allowing excessive state access to user data.
21 July 2020
The shockwave of the Schrems II decision continues as the Berlin data protection authority has suggested that EU companies should move their data from the US to Europe – and that data transfers to the US using standard contractual clauses (SCCs) cannot continue.
20 July 2020
Shortly after its triumph over Facebook in a landmark case, Germany’s influential antitrust enforcer has attacked smart TV data collection practices.
03 July 2020
A fine against a German health insurance company suggests the country’s data regulators have no plans to slow down GDPR enforcement, observers say.
02 July 2020
Germany’s highest court has ruled that the country’s competition authority can enforce against Facebook on data grounds – in a decision with broad implications for the company’s business model.
24 June 2020
Work continued apace across the continent over the past two weeks as data regulators issued fines, warnings and guidance – often focusing on coronavirus-linked data protection concerns.
22 June 2020
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