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Many EU national watchdogs have long complained that the Data Protection Commission takes too long to decide on cases. Photograph:  Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

National data watchdogs will be able to pursue big tech firms even if they are not their lead regulators, the European Union’s top court has ruled. T(...)

The GDPR came into force on May 25th, 2018, providing a range of data safeguards and rights for individuals.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) marks its second birthday this week.  But while there is much to celebrate – in theory – the weakn(...)

Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems has claimed there was ‘co-operation’ between Facebook and the Irish Data Protection Commissioner on the fim’s approach to strict European data-protection laws. Photograph: Getty Images

Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems has claimed there was “secret co-operation” between Facebook and the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) (...)

EasyJet has been targeted in a cyber attack with the email addresses and travel details of about 9 million customers breached

EasyJet has been targeted in a cyber attack with the email addresses and travel details of about nine million customers breached. The low-cost airlin(...)

The GDPR provisions on personal data apply to companies outside the EU which process information about individuals inside the union.

You may perhaps have become aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner, via business(...)