The Irish Data Protection Commission has issued Meta a €17 million fine for a series of twelve data breaches that occurred between June and December 2018. The DPC investigation determined that Meta violated Articles 5 and 24 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation in the processing of personal data related to the twelve breach notifications. The DPC said, "consensus was achieved through further engagement," even though two EU supervisory authorities raised objections.
In related news, the DPC published a report providing statistics on its handling of cross-border complaints under the GDPR's one-stop-shop mechanism.
What is this page?
You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.
The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 2,500 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.