Tag: GDPR fines

LGPD vs GDPR: the main differences

Brazil passed the General Data Protection Act  (LGPD) in August 2018.  The Brazilian law was inspired by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaced the legal standards in place in the European Union. Now it’s Brazil’s turn to move at full speed towards the LGPD’s application. Although they have common goals, there are significant

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Hospital center Barreiro-Montijo leaves patient data unprotected 

The Portuguese authority CNPD fined the Centro Hospitalar Barreiro Montijo 400.000€. Authorities applied this fine after discovering that employees had unauthorized access to sensitive data regarding patients. This was a significant offense that doesn’t align with the GDPR norms. The problem was in the informatics software. Once the data was in the system, every employee with access

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Google fined €4.34 billion by the European Commission

“The European Commission has fined Google €4.34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Since 2011, Google has imposed illegal restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators to cement its dominant position in general internet search.” Those were the first words of the commissary Margrethe Vestager when announcing google’s fine for breaking antitrust laws.

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Google fined by the Commission on €4.34 billion