EDPB Explains Reasoning in Directing DPC To Strengthen Initial WhatsApp Decision

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The Wavelength will transition to a subscription product early in 2022. Details to come. In the last issue, we looked at the €225 million punishment for WhatsApp levied by … Continue reading EDPB Explains Reasoning in Directing DPC To Strengthen Initial WhatsApp Decision

EDPB Issues Binding Decision on DPC’s €225 Million WhatsApp Fine

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The Wavelength will transition to a subscription product early in 2022. Details to come. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and Ireland’s Data Protection Commission issued decisions that resulted … Continue reading EDPB Issues Binding Decision on DPC’s €225 Million WhatsApp Fine

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (28 April 2021)

Other Developments The United Kingdom’s (UK) Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden indicated that the British government would intervene to possibly stop the acquisition of a British semiconductor manufacturer. NVIDIA Corporation had proposed to buy ARM Limited (ARM) from SoftBank in $40 billion deal. Dowden wrote the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) “to inform them of his … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (28 April 2021)

EU Regulators Settle Dispute Over Proper Punishment of Twitter For Breach

The EDPB uses its GDPR powers to manage a dispute between DPAs. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) concluded its first use of powers granted under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council) to resolve a dispute among EU regulators on how to apply the … Continue reading EU Regulators Settle Dispute Over Proper Punishment of Twitter For Breach

EDPB Concludes First Use of Powers To Resolve Differences Between DPAs in Twitter Enforcement Action

The EDPB announces but does not release its release on the dispute between SAs in the EU over the appropriate punishment for Twitter’s data breaches. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has used its powers under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the first time to resolve a dispute between data protection authorities (DPA) … Continue reading EDPB Concludes First Use of Powers To Resolve Differences Between DPAs in Twitter Enforcement Action