The data fines arms race is on

DPC report confirms major fines increases and flags regulator enforcement 'arms race'

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The data fines arms race is on

The Irish Data Protection Commission's Annual Report for 2022 gives an interesting insight into GDPR enforcement and how fines are calculated, as well as highlighting differing views on fine levels amongst EU regulators.

In 2022, the Data Protection Commission (DPC) issued over €1 billion in punitive fines against Big Tech firms (link to Annual Report). Of the thousands of complaints handled, the regulator investig...

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