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EU-US data pact does not conform to GDPR: Top EU court junks privacy infringing deal

It will no longer be assumed that tech firms like Facebook will adequately protect European users’ privacy when it sends it to the US.

16 Jul 2020 5:21 PM

Two in three hotel websites leak booking details, personal data

Hospitality services’ websites may leak your booking details, others can view your personal data, cancel your reservation.

11 Apr 2019 3:18 PM

EU data supervisor probes EU bodies' software deals with Microsoft

The probe will look into the Microsoft products and services used by the institutions.

09 Apr 2019 2:36 PM

Study shows limited control over privacy breaches by pre-installed Android apps

The study did not look at whether the EU’s GDPR laws would bring greater oversight to pre-installed apps on Android devices.

26 Mar 2019 1:52 PM

Facebook’s integration of messaging services stirs EU concerns

The DPC has asked Facebook Ireland for an urgent briefing over its proposal to integrate its messaging services platforms.

05 Feb 2019 11:40 AM


More than 95,000 data breach complaints since rules kicked in

The GDPR gives new powers to privacy enforcers, allowing them to levy fines of up to 4 percent of global revenue.

27 Jan 2019 10:33 AM

Twitter under investigation for privacy rules breach

The DPC has this week opened a new statutory inquiry into the latest data breach it received from Twitter on 8 January, 2019.

26 Jan 2019 12:09 PM

Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, Amazon, others

The GDPR foresees fines of up to 4 per cent of global revenues for companies that break the rules.

19 Jan 2019 10:30 AM

European consumer groups want regulators to act against Google tracking

Google is already facing a lawsuit in the United States for allegedly tracking phone users regardless of privacy settings.

28 Nov 2018 11:02 AM

Apple's Cook set to back strong privacy laws in Europe, US at Brussels event

Cook will describe GDPR, as an example of how “good policy and political will can come together to protect the rights of us all,”

24 Oct 2018 9:44 AM


US making serious efforts to comply with EU data rules: EU officials

The pact replaced a previous framework known as Safe Harbour.

19 Oct 2018 9:41 AM

Facebook's lead EU regulator opens probe into data breach

The Irish DPC began an investigation into a massive cyberattack on the social networking site disclosed by the company last week.

04 Oct 2018 8:18 AM

Google delay on ads standard for EU privacy law creates compliance mess

Most at risk are unwitting owners of ad-funded websites and apps, which Google has said to have the responsibility of getting consent.

03 Jul 2018 12:48 PM

India Inc envisages GDPR as the next big business opportunity: Study

71 per cent of survey respondents expressed that this regulation will help bring a sense of privacy in business and innovation in ideas.

02 Jul 2018 5:23 PM

Most firms believe GDPR to bring sense of privacy: Survey

The survey was conducted by Deloitte in alliance with Data Security Council of India (DSCI).

02 Jul 2018 3:54 PM


North American, UK, Asian regulators press EU on data privacy exemption

The new EU law strengthens personal data privacy rights in the bloc, giving consumers greater control over their personal information.

26 Jun 2018 7:52 AM

New privacy law forces some US media offline in Europe

The EU GDPR is forcing companies to be more attentive to how they handle user data with severe penalties for breaching their privacy rights.

27 May 2018 3:47 PM

Amid the confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

The implementation of GDPR has also made data protection an issue in contract negotiations as firms argue about data breaches in future.

27 May 2018 7:47 AM

EU’s GDPR comes in force tomorrow: All you need to know

Here’s a quick read on the basics of European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

24 May 2018 11:46 AM

From Yahoo to Uber, major hacks of data

European Union's new data protection rules follow scandals involving lax personal data protection procedures.

15 May 2018 11:46 AM