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EU court dismisses scientist’s GDPR complaint against fraud watchdog

By Nicholas Wallace
  • 04 May 2022 16:27
  • 04 May 2022 16:27
The EU’s General Court has rejected an unusual privacy complaint against the European Commission brought by a Greek scientist, who argued that a press release from the commission’s anti-fraud watchdog violated her privacy.

The scientist, whom the commission’s Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) did not name publicly, led a project that received a 1.1 million

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Nicholas Wallace


Nicholas Wallace has covered data privacy and security for MLex in Brussels since November 2021. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a freelance reporter for Science Magazine, Science|Business, and International News Services, an agency serving trade publications worldwide. He holds a masters degree in public policy, jointly awarded by the Central European University in Budapest and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and a bachelors degree in politics from Liverpool John Moores University.

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