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In a decision that may create new audit requirements for French adtech companies, the regulator today fined Criteo €40 million for carrying out targeted advertisement without users’ consent – significantly less than the €60 million fine it proposed imposing in August 2022.
22 June 2023
The French regulator has fined health and wellbeing website Doctissimo €380,000 for having excessive data retention, failing to obtain individuals’ consent to the collection and use of their health data, and for unlawfully placing cookies on users’ devices.
17 May 2023
Native European cloud companies have always struggled to compete against the American hyperscalers, but as the tech sector faces an uphill 2023, cloud providers across the EU are looking to leverage regulatory needs as a competitive advantage.
24 February 2023
The EDPB has named a lack of bargaining power on the part of public authorities as one of the factors pushing those bodies towards unfavourable and possibly illegal cloud service solutions.
23 January 2023
The German state of Schleswig-Holstein’s data authority has told a doctors trade organisation that the GDPR prohibits them from issuing prescriptions digitally.
23 August 2022
The recent certification of a class pursuing Marriott and Accenture over a high-profile data breach has potentially cleared a path to demonstrating concrete damages caused by a cyberattack.
10 May 2022
'Privacy by design' advocates for privacy when designing technologies, products and management systems and encourages a holistic view using privacy-enhancing technologies and integrating privacy considerations into organisational policies, practices and procedures.
08 April 2022
The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has scuttled plans to use facial recognition technology, but the chair of a congressional oversight committee has questioned what will happen to the roughly 7 million Americans who already gave the taxman their biometrics.
14 February 2022
Armed with an Eleventh Circuit decision in his favour, LabMD owner Michael Daugherty continues to go after the US Federal Trade Commission for allegedly colluding with a hacker in an ill-conceived enforcement action – one that ultimately ruined his cancer-detection business.
21 January 2022
Cybersecurity experts say an Arizona proposal to ban publicly funded ransomware payments is a step in the right direction, but needs to be coupled with IT upgrades for public agencies.
13 January 2022
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