News stories posted during October 2018

First significant GDPR fines in the pipeline

17/10/2018 by:

The European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, says that we can expect to see DPAs take enforcement action soon, Buttarelli told Reuters in an interview: “I expect [the] first GDPR fines for some cases by the end of the year. Not...

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EDPB dealing with 162 cross border cases but no fines issued as yet

24/10/2018 by:

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has by now 162 cross-border cases on its case register, the Board’s Chair Andrea Jelinek said in Brussels today. She would not confirm when the first large fines would be issued - ‘we are investigating’ sh...

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DPAs debate data ethics in Brussels at their 40th Conference and adopt AI declaration

26/10/2018 by:

The International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), which convened in Brussels this week, has adopted a declaration on ethics and data protection in artificial intelligence (AI). The DPAs are determined to contribut...

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