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Spotify fined for data failings as Swedish regulator wraps probe of 2019 GDPR complaint

By Sam Clark
  • 13 Jun 2023 12:01
  • 13 Jun 2023 12:01
Streaming giant Spotify has been fined 58 million Swedish krone ($5.4 million) for violating the General Data Protection Regulation by not providing enough information in response to data-access requests.
The Swedish data protection authority said today that when responding to data requests, Spotify didn't properly explain how it used people’s

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Sam Clark


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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