Region: Lithuania

ECJ rules controllers can be liable for processors’ wrongdoing

The European Court of Justice has ruled that controllers are liable and can be fined for processors’ wrongdoing, a finding which could make the purchasing of all but the most generic software a more hazardous undertaking for companies.

06 December 2023

ECJ rules against reuse of retained data

The ECJ’s latest anti-data retention judgment has sided with a Lithuanian public prosecutor whose dismissal hinged on retained communications data.

07 September 2023

Revolut investigated for data breach

The Lithuanian data protection authority is investigating fintech giant Revolut after a data breach exposed the data of 50,000 customers.

21 September 2022

ECJ: Lithuanian anti-corruption measure not GDPR compliant

The highest court in the European Union has ruled that the Lithuanian government’s publication of details relating to the private interests of directors that have received public funding was not proportionate under the GDPR.

01 August 2022

Lithuania plans AML data sharing law

Lithuanian authorities are working on legislative proposals to allow financial institutions to share financial data with each other in order to better combat financial crime.

06 December 2021

NGOs threaten litigation over covid-19 data-sharing

A coordinated effort by nine European civil liberties organisations to force governments to protect privacy while sharing data to tackle covid-19 may lead to litigation.

08 June 2020

Lithuanian contact-tracing app suspended

Lithuania’s data authority has suspended the country’s covid-19 contact tracing app for failing to comply with the GDPR.

28 May 2020

Lithuanian watchdog starts D-Link GDPR probe

Lithuania’s data protection authority is investigating a Taiwanese communications hardware company over allegations that its routers sent data to Russia – two years after the company faced a US federal investigation over its data security practices.

12 June 2019

Lithuanian watchdog issues first GDPR fine

Lithuania's data protection authority has fined a payments processing company for breaching three provisions of the GDPR.

16 May 2019

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