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German Google Fonts data-transfer claims spiral out of control after Munich court ruling (update*)

By Sam Clark
  • 28 Nov 2022 16:32
  • 28 Nov 2022 17:19
Thousands of German companies have received letters seeking compensation over their use of Google Fonts and the subsequent transfer of personal data to the US, but lawyers have raised concerns about the legitimacy of the claims.

The State Commissioner for Data Protection of Lower Saxony, one of Germany’s 17 state data protection authorities,

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Sam Clark

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Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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