GDPR

OpenAI Hit By Austrian Complaint Over ChatGPT ‘False Data’

Rights group argues ChatGPT tendency to generate false information on individuals violates GDPR data protection rules on accuracy

4 weeks ago

Italy Says ChatGPT Violates Data Protection Rules

Italian data protection regulator says investigation found OpenAI's ChatGPT violates EU's GDPR privacy rules

4 months ago

France Fines Amazon 32m Euros Over ‘Excessive’ Worker Surveillance

French data protection regulator fines Amazon 32m euros over 'excessive' worker monitoring, including alerts after 10 minutes of inactivity

4 months ago

Objection Filed To Meta’s Paid Ad-Free Subscription

Digital rights group NOYB files first complaint with Austrian regulator against Meta's paid ad-free subscription for Facebook, Instagram

6 months ago

Poland Probes OpenAI Over Data Protection Worries

Data Protection Office confirms it will investigate Microsoft-backed OpenAI after GDPR data protection complaint

8 months ago

TikTok Fined 345 Million Euros Over Child Data

After privacy fine from UK earlier in the year, TikTok is hit by a larger penalty from the Irish data…

8 months ago

Max Schrems’ Noyb Files Privacy Complaint Against Fitbit

Complaint from campaign group alleges Google's Fitbit broke EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules

9 months ago

Meta Fined Record £1bn Over Facebook Data Transfers

Ireland data office fines Facebook parent Meta £1bn over continued transfers of user data to US, presenting risk to 'fundamental…

1 year ago

UK Government Introduces New Data Protection Bill

Britain makes fresh attempt to reform its data protection law, to ease compliance burden for UK businesses, yet remain in…

1 year ago

Meta Blow As Irish Watchdog Confirms Hefty Fine

Facebook parent Meta may be prohibited from using personal data for advertising, after EU ruling and Irish fine

1 year ago

ICO Warns TikTok Of Possible £27m Fine

British data protection watchdog says TikTok's failed to protect children's privacy and may have breach UK data protection laws

2 years ago

Instagram Fined €405 Million For Teenager Data Violation

Irish data protection watchdog slaps Meta's Instagram with a hefty €405m (£349m) fine for letting teenagers display their contact details

2 years ago

Google Faces Fresh Privacy Complaints From EU Consumer Groups

Privacy quest. Google is a repeat offender, says BEUC, as ten European consumer groups file complaints with their data protection…

2 years ago

Meta Fined $19m For 2018 Data Breach

Ireland's data protection watchdog issues 17 million euros fine against Meta for 12 data breaches notifications back in 2018

2 years ago

Mark Zuckerberg Mulls Closing Down Facebook, Instagram In Europe

Potential shutdown of Facebook and Instagram services in Europe has been suggested, if Meta can not process European data on…

2 years ago

ICO To Urge G7 Action On Annoying Cookie Consent Pop-ups

Information Commissioner is urging G7 data protection authorities to tackle the scourge of modern day browsing....cookie pop-ups

3 years ago

WhatsApp Slapped With $267m GDPR Fine For Sharing Data

Ouch. Irish Data Protection Commission hits WhatsApp with an increased fine of 225m euros, due to its handling and processing…

3 years ago

EU Fines Amazon Record £637m Over Alleged Data Violation

European Union imposes record fine on Amazon over alleged violations of GDPR privacy law relating to advertising data, as company…

3 years ago

Government Welcomes EU Data Protection Agreement

Personal data will continue to 'seamlessly flow' between the United Kingdom and Europe, after European Union agreement

3 years ago

Irish Regulator Investigates Facebook Over ‘Data Leak’

After the discovery last week of a dataset of 533 million Facebook users, Irish regulator warns firm it may have…

3 years ago

Facebook To Move UK Users To US Data Agreements

Escaping GDPR protections? Social networking giant Facebook insists move will not change privacy controls or the services it offers

3 years ago

Twitter Fined 450,000 Euros Over Public Tweet Bug

Irish data regulator DPC increases Twitter's GDPR fine for tweeting bug, after watchdogs in Austria, Germany, Italy argued it was…

3 years ago

Companies Warned To Prepare For Data Transfer Challenges

Lack of progress on successor to Privacy Shield transatlantic data transfer agreement and UK exit from GDPR likely to mean…

3 years ago

Bristol City Council Data Breach Revealed Names Of Disabled Children

Mass email from the council contained the names and email addresses of children with special educational needs and disabilities

4 years ago

Will Privacy Kill the Open Web?

Privacy and how the personal data of individuals is collected, stored, manipulated and shared is governed by GDPR. However, some…

4 years ago

Apple Hits Back At iPhone Tracking Complaints By Privacy Group

Two privacy complaints filed by Max Schrems campaign group draws robust response from Apple, which labels allegations as 'factually inaccurate'

4 years ago

Internet Day: Are the Days of Internet Freedom Numbered?

Today is Internet Day. Silicon UK asked Julius Cerniauskas, CEO at Oxylabs to give his exclusive insights into whether the…

4 years ago

British Airways Hit With Record £20m Fine For Data Breach

Data protection watchdog reconsiders its £183.4 million fine against British Airways for 2018 data breach, and lowers it down to…

4 years ago

Canon Suffers Ransomware Attack, With 10TB Of Data Stolen – Report

Report suggests Canon has been crippled with a ransomware attack with allegedly 10TB of data, including private databases, stolen

4 years ago

A Pandemic Of Data Sharing?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the use of apps and other trace and track technologies have not delivered on their…

4 years ago