GDPR

We need to fix GDPR's biggest failure: broken cookie notices

2 days ago   |   Wired

A mix of European legislation has resulted in cookie notices that use dark patterns to nudge people into accepting online tracking. And regulators aren't taking strong action
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Privacy watchdog accused of dragging feet over Facebook inquiry

Privacy watchdog accused of dragging feet over Facebook inquiry

4 days ago   |   TechRadar

The Irish Data Protection Commission has come under fire over the slow pace of issuing any significant fines against Facebook and its properties, WhatsApp and Instagram, over...
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Court Rules Grandma Must Remove Photos of Her Grandchildren From Facebook

Court Rules Grandma Must Remove Photos of Her Grandchildren From Facebook

5 days ago   |   Gizmodo

As a recent Dutch court ruling shows, GDPR isn't just for the tech giants of the world - it applies to overly invasive family members, too.
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GDPR at Two: Critics Slam Patchy Enforcement, Sluggish Investigations

GDPR at Two: Critics Slam Patchy Enforcement, Sluggish Investigations

5 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Few would deny that Europe's privacy regulation, the GDPR, has been hugely influential; significantly affecting how businesses handle customer data, casting a spotlight on the...
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Hamburg privacy boss calls for overhaul of EU privacy rules

5 days ago   |   Politico

Europe's landmark privacy rules must be overhauled to ensure proper enforcement and protection of people's rights, Johannes Caspar, a leading German regulator, said ahead of...
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Two years into new EU privacy regime, questions hang over enforcement

5 days ago   |   Politico

As Europe's flagship privacy law celebrates its second birthday, a question still dogs regulators: Where is the big ticket enforcement? Since May, 2018, European privacy...
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As the GDPR turns 2, Big Tech should watch out for big sanctions - CNET

6 days ago   |   CNET

Get ready to see the EU's landmark privacy regulation flex its muscles as it prepares for a fight.
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A grandma in Holland has been ordered to remove pictures of her grandchildren from Facebook under a data protection law

A grandma in Holland has been ordered to remove pictures of her grandchildren from Facebook under a data protection law

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

A grandma in Holland has been ordered by a court to take pictures of her grandchildren off Facebook and Pinterest. The children's mother - also the grandma's daughter - had...
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Court orders grandmother to delete Facebook photos of grandchildren after uploading without parents' permission

8 days ago   |   Evening Standard

The case was brought in the Netherlands under GDPR laws after woman ignored legal letters
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Wanna force granny to take down that family photo from the internet? No problem. Europe's GDPR to the rescue

8 days ago   |   The Register

Grandchild Digital Picture Removal A court in the Netherlands ruled this month that a grandmother must remove pictures of her grandchildren from her social media accounts after...
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