Topic: One-stop-shop

ChatGPT blocked in Italy

UPDATED: Italy’s data regulator has ordered OpenAI to pause its personal data processing, citing unlawful personal data collection and a lack of systems to verify the age of minors.

31 March 2023

Czech €13.7 million Avast fine emerges

The Czech Republic’s data regulator issued its highest-ever GDPR fining decision against cybersecurity software provider Avast – but proceedings are still ongoing.

30 March 2023

Civil society and industry face off on GDPR reform

Civil society and business groups agree on the need for reform of the one-stop-shop process, but are split on areas including the role of the European Data Protection Board and the implementation of stricter timings for resolution of cross-border complaints.

27 March 2023

Details emerge of one-stop-shop overhaul

The European Commission is planning to introduce additional steps into the article 60 process to draw out prospective disagreements between member states before a draft decision is submitted – one of a suite of changes which will be proposed to make cross-border enforcement of the GDPR more efficient.

23 March 2023

Denham: one-stop-shop woes lead to member state tension

Former ICO head Elizabeth Denham has said the current arrangement of the one-stop-shop mechanism is causing tensions with member states that see themselves as unable to address the harms being caused by big tech.

09 March 2023

WhatsApp takes €225 million appeal to the ECJ

WhatsApp has taken its fight to overturn an EDPB recommendation to the EU’s highest court, after its first instance court shot down its first appeal.

22 February 2023

Ireland and EDPB conflict escalates

The Irish regulator has filed multiple cases with the ECJ against the EDPB over concerns the coordinating body overstepped its powers under the GDPR, a move that may widen the rift between European authorities.

22 February 2023

Activists and DPC clash over European Commission monitoring plans

The Irish data regulator has contested activists’ claims that the European Commission will increase its monitoring of large privacy investigations over concerns the watchdog has inadequately enforced the GDPR.

03 February 2023

Reasoning behind EDPB order to expand WhatsApp inquiry revealed

Objections from Finland, France and Italy drove the EDPB’s order to the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to expand its investigation into WhatsApp.

25 January 2023

Ireland and EDPB clash again over WhatsApp investigation

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has threatened more court action against the EDPB, after the European body again ordered the data watchdog to launch a further investigation into WhatsApp following a €5.5 million penalty.

19 January 2023

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