Grindr Responds to Norway’s DPA

Understandably, a dating app disagrees with the case it violated the GDPR. An American dating app has responded to Norway’s data protection authority regarding alleged breaches of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that could result in a fine as high as €9.6 million. In February, Norway’s Datatilsynet issued an advance notification to Grindr that … Continue reading Grindr Responds to Norway’s DPA

Norway Issues Preliminary Fine Against Grindr

The Norwegian DPA proposes a €9,600,000 fine for GDPR violations. Norway’s data protection authority has proposed to fine Grindr, a dating app, €9,600,000 (100,000,000 Norwegian Krone), which is about 10% of the company’s worldwide revenue for sharing “user data to a number of third parties without legal basis.” This is a proposed fine, and Grindr … Continue reading Norway Issues Preliminary Fine Against Grindr

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (14 December)

Further Reading “Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies, U.S. Officials Suspect” By David Sanger — The New York Times.; “Russian government hackers are behind a broad espionage campaign that has compromised U.S. agencies, including Treasury and Commerce” By Ellen Nakashima and Craig Timberg — The Washington Post; “Suspected Russian hackers spied on U.S. Treasury emails … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (14 December)

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (15 October)

Further Reading  “Amazon to escape UK digital services tax that will hit smaller traders” By Mark Sweney — The Guardian. According to media reports, the United Kingdom’s (UK) new digital services tax will not be levied on goods Amazon sells directly to consumers. Rather, the new tax HM Revenue and Customs will be on the … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (15 October)