Fonte: Irish times
Big tech braces for first penalties from Irish regulator under sweeping EU privacy rules rarely have four letters caused such dread. GDPR – the EU law designed to give people more control over their personal data in the internet age – celebrates its first birthday today.
The arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation was heralded with a high-profile public awareness campaign that informed people of their new rights around their personal information and warned businesses of their responsibility about how they used this information.
The acronym has had greater significance in Ireland as it shone a spotlight on the State’s regulator, the Data Protection Commission (DPC).
It gave the Irish watchdog the power under the law to supervise some of the world’s wealthiest companies given that internet giants such as Facebook and Google run their EU businesses out of Ireland.
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