Weekly News Recap June 08-14


The GDPR Was Supposed to Boost Consumer Trust. Has it Succeeded?


Why larger GDPR fines could be on the horizon


Did the Microsoft facial recognition database breach GDPR?

Microsoft has taken down a huge facial recognition database containing more than 10 million images of around 100,000 people, raising questions as to whether the technology giant breached data protection laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)…


Is GDPR worth the cost?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for one year now – perhaps long enough for us to try to work out whether it is all worth it. That data is protected is great; that certain business models are no longer even possible is just fine – we’d all prefer that exploitative relationships are prevented. But those benefits do…


Austrian Supreme Court green-lights GDPR case against Facebook

The Austrian Supreme Court has rejected all attempts by Facebook to block a lawsuit in Vienna on fundamental privacy issues. Facebook had attempted to block the case by Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems by questioning whether it is possible to bring a case about rights under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation…


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