All Data Protection Authority articles

  • GDPR_gavel

    Five years in, GDPR still a lightning rod for criticism


    The General Data Protection Regulation risks losing credibility if enforcement is not harmonized and privacy by design is not at the heart of tech innovation, said EU officials during a summit marking the fifth anniversary of the legislation.

  • Big Tech

    CJEU opinion could further expose Big Tech under GDPR


    Any European Union data protection authority should be allowed to pursue legal action against Big Tech firms over privacy issues, according to an opinion from the advocate general of the region’s top court.

  • IrelandDataPrivacy

    Longtime holdout Ireland issues first GDPR fine


    Child and family agency Tusla has become the first company to receive a fine from the Irish Data Protection Commission for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Blog

    German DPAs begin random GDPR examinations


    The Data Protection Authority of the German state of Lower Saxony recently began random examinations into how well companies are implementing the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations. Compliance officers of U.S. companies with operations in Germany should be on alert.