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Baden-Württemberg data watchdog issued 19 GDPR fines in 2020; 174 cases pending

By Cynthia Kroet
  • 10 Feb 2021 10:56
  • 10 Feb 2021 10:56
Companies in the German state of Baden-Württemberg saw 19 fines for breaches of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation issued last year.

According to the 2020 activity report of the state's data protection authority, one of Germany's 16 privacy watchdogs, some 174 new fining processes were opened.

However, the pandemic disrupted the authority’s work last

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Cynthia Kroet

Senior Correspondent

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.

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