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Historic victory for privacy as dating app receives gigantic fine

On Jan 26, 2021
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RT @finnmyrstad: Historic! Dating app @Grindr will be fined €10 million, 10% of global turnover for sharing personal data with commercial third parties in breach of the #GDPR, as a result of our legal complaint & report. https://t.co/gzZGQkkAWB #privacy #adtech
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- This is a milestone in the ongoing work to ensure that consumers’ privacy is protected online. The Data Protection Authority (Datatilsynet) has clearly established that it is unacceptable for companies […]

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On Jan 26, 2021
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RT @finnmyrstad: Historic! Dating app @Grindr will be fined €10 million, 10% of global turnover for sharing personal data with commercial third parties in breach of the #GDPR, as a result of our legal complaint & report. https://t.co/gzZGQkkAWB #privacy #adtech
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Historic victory for privacy as dating app receives gigantic fine

Historic victory for privacy as dating app receives gigantic fine

- This is a milestone in the ongoing work to ensure that consumers’ privacy is protected online. The Data Protection Authority (Datatilsynet) has clearly established that it is unacceptable ...

Asking companies to clarify surveillance of consumers

Asking companies to clarify surveillance of consumers

The Norwegian Consumer Council is asking the companies FluxLoop, Fysical, Neura, Placed/Foursquare, Placer, Receptiv/Verve, Safegraph, and Unacast, to clarify their collection of personal ...

Dating apps share personal data with advertisers, study says

Dating apps share personal data with advertisers, study says

Several popular dating apps, including Tinder, OkCupid and Grindr, share detailed personal data on their users with advertisers, a study says.

Popular Dating, Health Apps Violate Privacy

Popular Dating, Health Apps Violate Privacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nine consumer groups today asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), congressional lawmakers and the state attorneys general…

App firms, adtech industry in firing line over possible GDPR violations

App firms, adtech industry in firing line over possible GDPR violations

The Norwegian Consumer Council, a consumer rights champion, has uncovered a serious no-no in the world of GDPR: popular apps sharing user data, such as religious beliefs and sexual ...

How NGOs are Joining Forces Against Adtech

How NGOs are Joining Forces Against Adtech

Photo by ev on Unsplash As the General Data Protection Regulation approaches its two-year anniversary, it has been disappointing to see a lack of strong enforcement against adtech privacy ...

Dating apps share intimate data about users, says consumer group

Dating apps share intimate data about users, says consumer group

By Umberto Bacchi TBILISI - Popular dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about ...

Texas needs to protect our digital privacy [Opinion]

Texas needs to protect our digital privacy [Opinion]

The digital age we live in both amazes and frightens many consumers. New technology that allows us to span the globe for news in real time, communicate immediately worldwide and obtain any ...

Google hit by Irish data protection probe

Google hit by Irish data protection probe

The Irish Data Protection Commission has announced that they have launched a formal investigation of Google due to concerns over the way the company processes user location data.

Twitter suspends Grindr from ad network over privacy concerns

Twitter suspends Grindr from ad network over privacy concerns

Twitter suspended Grindr from its ad network on Tuesday after a study alleged that the world's most popular gay dating app shared personal data with marketing partners ...

Three ways European data rules are impacting on consumers and businesses across the world

Three ways European data rules are impacting on consumers and businesses across the world

Ahead of the Consumers International Summit 2019 sessions 'Data Reimagined’ and ‘Privacy Warriors vs the Privacy Police’, our Digital Expert Xanthe Couture explores what’s happened since ...

Compare CCPA vs GDPR: How It Affects Your Site

Compare CCPA vs GDPR: How It Affects Your Site

GDPR vs CCPA compliance comparison guide. See how these two new privacy laws impact your business.

#Toyfail: When toys fail children

#Toyfail: When toys fail children

What would you say if the doll you bought for Christmas was used to eavesdrop on your child, or if the conversation you have with the doll was used for targeted advertising and shared with ...

Datatilsynet - 20/02254-1 (20/00768)/TSM

Datatilsynet - 20/02254-1 (20/00768)/TSM

Relevant Law: Article 57(1)(a) GDPR Article 57(1)(f) GDPR Article 58(1) GDPR Article 5(3) ePrivacy Directive 2002/58/EC Public Administration Act § 14 The Electronic Communications Act § ...

From Antitrust to Lack of Trust: A Dizzying Year in Privacy

From Antitrust to Lack of Trust: A Dizzying Year in Privacy

“Letitia James, the New York state attorney general, does say one of the problems is that Facebook has degraded the privacy for millions of Americans — and that’s one of the reasons she ...

Dating apps leak personal data, Norwegian group says

Dating apps leak personal data, Norwegian group says

LONDON — Dating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in possible violation of European data privacy laws, a Norwegian consumer ...

Gay Dating App "Grindr" to be fined almost € 10 Mio

Gay Dating App "Grindr" to be fined almost € 10 Mio

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority confirmed that Grindr did not receive valid consent from users and announces a fine of 100 Mio NOK (€ 9.63 Mio) on Grindr.