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Only six national data protection authorities have more than 10 specialist tech investigation staff, and seven EU states have just one or two, according to the report from privacy-focused web browser company Brave

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is unable to function properly and give mandated protections because EU member states have failed t(...)

Helen Dixon, the Data Protection Commissioner, who said her office had been overwhelmed by complaints from data privacy advocates for sweeping, resource-intensive investigations of entire industries.

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner says her office had been overwhelmed by complaints from data privacy advocates for sweeping, resource-intensive(...)

Under GDPR, data regulators have the power to fine companies up to 4 per cent of their global turnover of the previous year or €20 million, whichever is greater, for violating the law

Digital privacy regulations introduced in Europe nearly two years ago are in danger of failing because regulators have not been properly resourced, a (...)

Google is sharing users’ personal data between its services without acquiring specific consent to do so, one of its smaller rivals, Brave, has claimed. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Google is sharing users’ personal data between its services without acquiring specific consent to do so, thus flagrantly breaching fundamental princip(...)

Google said the change would ‘help avoid the risk that any participant in our auctions is able to associate individual ad identifiers with Google’s contextual content categories’. Photograph: New York Times

Google has announced a significant change to its online advertising business that it said would enhance user privacy but which advertisers warned woul(...)

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai at St Patrick’s Girls National School, Cambridge Road, Ringsend, Dublin, recently. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai was in Dublin last week to announce a significant €1 million grant to children’s charity Barnardos, which will be(...)

A Google spokesewoman said: “We have strict policies that prohibit advertisers on our platforms from targeting individuals on the basis of sensitive categories such as race, sexual orientation, health conditions, pregnancy status, etc.” Photograph: iStock

The online advertising industry has rejected claims made to data protection authorities that it is targeting and profiling users based on categories o(...)

Personal data: official documents from the Interactive Advertising Bureau, the organisation that makes the rules for online ad auctions, reveal categories for targeting internet users include one titled “IAB7-28 Incest/Abuse Support”

New evidence of how ad auction companies, including Google, profile internet users based on sensitive personal information, including diseases and dis(...)