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Spanish DPA leads EU fining league table but signs of DPA policy changing after a European Court decision

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07/11/2012 by:

Spain’s national Data Protection Authority, the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD), announced on 25th September that it imposed fines of 19,597,906 Euros in 2011. In the most recent years for which data is available, Spain’s fines...

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The EU Court in Luxemburg rules that removal of Hungarian DPA was illegal

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10/04/2014 by:

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) published its decision on 8th April that the removal of Dr. András Jóri from his position as Data Protection and Freedom of Information Ombudsman is an infringement of the independence of the Data Protection...

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Government proposes to amend the Investigatory Powers Act

01/12/2017 by:

The government has launched a consultation on The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA) in light of the 2016 decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union. The CJEU said that the UK’s law was incompatible with EU law. The government accepte...

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