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Swedish Data Protection Authority receives 3,500 privacy breach reports since start of GDPR

Monday 20 May 2019 | 12:58 CET | News
The Swedish Data Protection Authority said that since GDPR came into force on 25 May 2018, it has received 3,000 complaints and 3,500 reports of privacy breaches. Most of the complaints concerned video surveillance and direct marketing. It said six out of ten of the reported privacy breaches were caused by human agency.

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