EU: GDPR at risk of failing due to underfunding of regulators, study finds

"Digital privacy regulations introduced in Europe nearly two years ago are in danger of failing because regulators have not been properly resourced, a new report claims


As the second anniversary of the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) nears, the study claims regulators are not being given the tools they need to enforce it.

The result, according to the study carried out by web browser Brave, is that even when wrongdoing is obvious, data protection authorities are wary of using their powers because they fear the legal costs associated with defending infringements by big tech companies such as Facebook and Google."

GDPR at risk of failing due to underfunding of regulators, study finds (Irish Times)

And see: New data on GDPR enforcement agencies reveal why the GDPR is failing (Brave)

 

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