Lithuanian DPA fined sports club 20.000€ for improper use of fingerprints for identification.
Google has been fined €220m by French competition regulators for abusing its dominance in the online advertising market.
Commission opens an infringement procedure against Belgium on the independence of its Data Protection Authority
The Commission sent formal notice to Belgium for violating Article 52 of the GDPR, which states that the DPA shall be independent.
The manager of the enterprise had changed the password and logged on to the complainant’s e-mail account every day for a period of six weeks after the employment had ended. Norwegian DPA found that the enterprise lacks a legal basis for accessing e-mail in this manner.
After checking the 1.000 websites with the highest traffic in France, and with several sanctioning procedures already launched, the French DPA CNIL (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés) announced a continuation of the program in the next months.
Apple boss Tim Cook took aim on Wednesday at proposed European rules aimed at curbing the power of U.S. tech giants, saying they could pose security and privacy risks to iPhones.
U.S. President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have put pen to paper on the establishment of a new EU-U.S. Trade and Technology Council, pledging to foster greater synergies in areas including artificial intelligence, green tech, and security.
Several German Data Protection Authorities commence independent investigation of cross border transfers of personal data in violation of Schrems II.