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Is Data Protection Law Growing Teeth? The Current Lack of Sanctions in Data Protection Law and Administrative Fines under the GDPR

This article looks at the current lack of enforcement and sanctions in European Data Protection Law with a particular focus on administrative fines. It identifies reasons for the existing deficits in European Data Protection Law and analyses the potential of the new rules of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to compensate for those deficits. The article argues that the practical application of the new rules and the coordination of Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) in all member states of the EU are the key to more efficient sanctioning and enforcement through administrative fines.

Source: Is Data Protection Law Growing Teeth? The Current Lack of Sanctions in Data Protection Law and Administrative Fines under the GDPR

e-Privacy Regulation; towards stricter rules for online marketing and IoT communications?

The Article 29 Working Party has issued an Opinion on the draft e-privacy regulation proposed by the European Commission on January 10, 2017 (we have previously commented on the draft regulation ). Among other things, the WP 29 appreciated the choice of a regulation rather than a directive, to make it fully complementary with the GDPR.

Source: EUROPE: e-Privacy Regulation; towards stricter rules for online marketing and IoT communications?

Regulators Comment on Proposed ePrivacy Law Reforms

Things move fast in the world of privacy and data protection. Recently, the collective group of EU data protection authorities, the Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”), has been particularly active. In addition to publishing guidelines and launching consultations regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), WP29 also released its views on the proposed ePrivacy law reforms, which legislators are aiming to coincide with the commencement of the GDPR. We examine the views of WP29.

Source: Regulators Comment on Proposed ePrivacy Law Reforms

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