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Twitter's EUR450,000 GDPR fine in Ireland lays bare divisions among bloc's data watchdogs

By Jakub Krupa
  • 15 Dec 2020 09:07
  • 26 May 2021 05:52

Twitter has been fined 450,000 euros ($550,000) by the Irish Data Protection Commission for breaching the EU's strict privacy laws, in the first decision against a Big Tech company registered in Ireland.

The decision concludes the highly turbulent first use of the dispute-resolution mechanism to ensure consistency among EU countries’ data-protection

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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