Correspondent, Technology & Telecom
Cynthia covers technology and telecom for MLex in Brussels. She previously reported on EU politics and transport policy, as well as Dutch and Belgian politics at newspaper European Voice and publication Politico in Brussels. Prior to that Cynthia worked as a TV and radio producer and multimedia journalist in the Netherlands and UK. Cynthia has degrees in European Studies and Journalism from The Hague University and Leiden University.
Selected Insights by Cynthia
A landmark ruling by the EU’s top court on international data flows will lead to more legal uncertainty for thousands of companies that use an EU data transfer mechanism.
Restaurants and bars that have been ordered to keep registers with customers' personal data to track Covid-19 infections are being closely monitored.
As the EU marks the second anniversary of GDPR, large US tech companies should prepare for regulatory enforcement in the months ahead.
Match Group, which operates dating apps like Tinder, Hinge & OKCupid, has been fined 50,000 euros in Belgium for breaching the EU's data-protection rules.
Companies' direct-marketing practices have come under scrutiny in Finland to check their compliance with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, the country's deputy data-protection ombudsman has told MLex.