Fines in Australia for Data Protection Violations

In an era dominated by digital interactions, the safeguarding of personal and sensitive data has become a paramount concern. Governments globally are enacting stringent data protection laws to ensure the sanctity of individuals’ information. Australia stands firmly in this movement, fortified by robust data protection regulations and diligent regulatory bodies entrusted with their enforcement. In […]

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Biggest fines in 2020/2021

According to research from DLA Piper, between January 26, 2020, and January 27, 2021: GDPR fines rose by nearly 40% Penalties under the GDPR totaled €158.5 million ($191.5 million) Data protection authorities recorded 121,165 data breach notifications (19% more than the previous 12-month period) The UK’s Data Protection Authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), recently […]

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