At a proposed value of £183 million, British Airways is facing the highest record of GDPR fines, Britain's DPA is making it clear that companies should protect customers’ data or be ready to pay.
ICO had a busy 2018 with the ten largest fines totaling about £5,000,000 and also the first ICO fines levied at the maximum amount for Facebook and Equifax.
In a new California lawsuit, Facebook is accused of failing to adequately comply with information and subpoena requests related to the company’s privacy practices.
As consumer privacy issues continue to grow, privacy professionals should look at the overall landscape of the litigation risks to better plan for comprehensive data privacy policies.
As personal data protection continue to challenge companies it is becoming apparent that the commissions and other structures that police these issues have become impatient with organisations that are not complying with recommendations. For the first time those companies which have suffered a data breach and been found not in compliance are feeling the wrath of governing bodies.
Record-setting FTC fine of $700 million on Equifax data breach settlement is a warning of things to come as federal agencies step up protection of consumer data and personal information.
Four of the largest U.S. wireless carriers, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, face a potential collective fine of $200 million for failing to secure location data sold to third parties.
Twitter will pay a GDPR fine of €450,000 (about $546,000) in the first EU cross-border enforcement action brought against a tech giant.