GDPR fines rose 600 per cent last year

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Luxembourg and Ireland handed out the highest individual and aggregate fines in 2021
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Luxembourg and Ireland handed out the highest individual and aggregate fines in 2021

Regulators issued more than €1 billion in fines, but legal experts say Schrems II is the real thorn for EU data transfers

Fines for breaching the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU's landmark privacy legislation, grew nearly 600 per cent last year to exceed €1 billion. Data protection authorities in the...

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