0
Wireless

Irish regulator progresses in GDPR cases against Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook

Monday 25 May 2020 | 08:55 CET | News
Always wanted to know everything about the Dutch Telecoms market? Then the online Masterclass Introduction Dutch Telecom market is for you! Please enroll here!
The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) announced it's making progress on investigations into major social media companies thought to have violated the EU's General Data Protection Regulation. This includes procedures against Twitter, WhatsApp and Facebook.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / WhatsApp
Countries: Europe / Ireland
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Irish privacy regulator tells Facebook to stop EU-US data transfers

Published 10 Sep 2020 09:18 CET | Europe
Ireland's Data Protection Commission has told Facebook to suspend transfers of data on EU customers to the US, people familiar ...

Twitter GDPR case delayed as EU regulators disagree on penalty

Published 21 Aug 2020 10:44 CET | Europe
A potential fine against Twitter for violating EU privacy law has been delayed, due to disagreement among national regulators in ...

Noyb files privacy complaints over 100 European companies still sharing data with Google, Facebook

Published 18 Aug 2020 13:54 CET | Europe
Telecom operators Tele2, Free Mobile and Fastweb are among the over 100 companies facing complaints from the privacy rights group ...

Twitter expecting FTC fine of USD 150-250 mln for user data violations

Published 04 Aug 2020 10:03 CET | United States
Twitter may have to pay a fine of USD 150-250 million for violating an agreement with the FTC to protect user privacy. The ...

Court temporarily halts EU data demands in Facebook antitrust case

Published 29 Jul 2020 08:57 CET | Europe
The EU General Court has accepted Facebook's request to temporarily halt requests for data from EU antitrust regulators on the ...

Facebook sues EU antitrust regulator for 'highly personal' data requests

Published 28 Jul 2020 11:03 CET | Europe
The documents contain employees' medical information, personal financial documents and private information about family members ...

EU report finds GDPR working, but more enforcement needed

Published 24 Jun 2020 14:27 CET | Europe
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is meeting most of its objectives, with the creation of a strong culture of data ...

Data privacy specialist Ethyca raises USD 13.5 million

Published 12 Jun 2020 12:14 CET | World
Data privacy software company Ethyca has announced a USDS 13.5 million Series A funding round and launch of its new Ethyca Pro ...

EU consumer groups challenge Irish regulator's progress in Google investigation

Published 04 May 2020 10:37 CET | Europe
Several European consumer groups have filed a legal challenge against the Irish Data Protection Commission, over its progress on ...

Irish data watchdog sees complaints increase 75% in 2019

Published 20 Feb 2020 13:11 CET | Ireland
Ireland's Data Protection Commission has published its annual report for 2019, saying it received 75 percent more complaints than ...

EU court advocate upholds use of standard contract clauses on int'l data transfers

Published 19 Dec 2019 15:06 CET | Europe
The EU Court of Justice's advocate-general has upheld the use of standard contract clauses to ensure international transfers of ...

Facebook loses Irish Supreme Court appeal in data privacy case

Published 31 May 2019 13:45 CET | Europe
Ireland's Supreme Court has dismissed Facebook's appeal over last year's High Court ruling to refer aspects concerning the ...

Irish data protection regulator handling over 50 GDPR investigations

Published 27 May 2019 09:04 CET | Europe
Ireland's Data Protection Commission has opened 54 investigations into the compliance of tech companies with the EU's General ...

Irish Data Protection Commission opens inquiry into Facebook data breach

Published 26 Apr 2019 11:42 CET | Ireland
Ireland's Data Protection Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into Facebook following the recent user account data breach...

Irish data regulator seeks clarification on Facebook messaging integration plans

Published 29 Jan 2019 11:09 CET | Ireland
Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) has asked Facebook Ireland for an urgent briefing on proposals to integrate the ...

Irish data regulator investigates Twitter's GDPR compliance

Published 28 Jan 2019 14:57 CET | Ireland
Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) has opened a new statutory inquiry into Twitter. This will investigate its compliance ...

Irish Data Protection Commission investigates Facebook data breaches

Published 18 Dec 2018 11:29 CET | Ireland
Ireland's Data Protection Commission has announced a statutory inquiry into Facebook's compliance with the new GDPR regulations, ...

Yahoo told to make privacy changes, comply with GDPR following data breach

Published 08 Jun 2018 15:05 CET | Europe
Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has ordered Yahoo to make a series of privacy changes following an investigation ...

Facebook suspends WhatsApp data sharing after UK probe

Published 08 Nov 2016 08:31 CET | United Kingdom
Facebook has agreed to suspend sharing personal data from WhatsApp in the UK for ads and product development, following an ...

EU privacy regulators probe WhatsApp-Facebook data sharing

Published 31 Oct 2016 08:34 CET | Europe
The EU's Article 29 group has started an investigation into WhatsApp's privacy policy. The investigation is a result of WhatsApp ...

Facebook 'model contracts' to face EU privacy lawsuit

Published 26 May 2016 09:17 CET | Europe
The Irish privacy watchdog said it would refer Facebook to the EU Court of Justice for possible violations of EU data protection ...

EU-US 'safe harbour' data transfers declared invalid

Published 06 Oct 2015 12:34 CET | Europe
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the 'safe harbour' agreement on data transfers between the EU and US is ...

Facebook user sues Ireland at ECJ for sharing data with US

Published 25 Mar 2015 10:31 CET | Europe
Austrian Facebook user Maximilian Schrems is suing the Irish data protection commission at the European Court of Justice for ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Oct CCW Europe 2020
27 Oct Akamai Technologies Q3 2020
27 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
27 Oct Megacable Q3 2020
27 Oct A10 Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Siminn Q3 2020
27 Oct Sequans Communications Q3 2020
27 Oct Telefonica Brasil Q3 2020
28 Oct Telefonica Deutschland Q3 2020
28 Oct Equinix Q3 2020
28 Oct Belden Q3 2020
28 Oct Ooredoo Q3 2020
28 Oct ZTE Q3 2020
28 Oct 8x8 fiscal Q2
28 Oct Extreme Networks fiscal Q1
28 Oct KPN Q3 2020
28 Oct Telecoms World Asia 2020
28 Oct Cognizant Q3 2020
29 Oct Swisscom Q3 2020
29 Oct Hrvatski Telekom Q3 2020
29 Oct Poly fiscal Q2
29 Oct Orange Q3 2020
29 Oct Nokia Q3 2020
29 Oct BT fiscal Q2
29 Oct Twitter Q3 2020
29 Oct Altice USA Q3 2020
29 Oct Motorola Solutions Q3 2020
29 Oct Amazon Q3
29 Oct Teleste Q3 2020
::: More Calendar Items