Amazon looks to be fined EUR425m for GDPR breaches

The Wall Street Journal has cited sources close to the matter, stating Amazon looks to liable for the sum.

More information can be found in a recent post by Yahoo. TPP will be following the story closely and providing updates as we learn more.

For more information on GDPR fines see our post on Top 5 data breach fines since the implementation of the GDPR.

Top 5 data breach fines since the implementation of the GDPR

Given the growing enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation and the increased fine limits these laws impose we bring you our analysis of the 5 highest fines, along with the comments from the data protection regulators that issued them. These fines together showcase the practical implications of the new regulation and how some of the biggest companies fell foul of sanctions. Analysis is given as at 24 December 2020.

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Morrisions data breach vicarious liability case before UK Supreme Court

Following its data breach in November 2013 the Morrisons data breach case is now before the UK Supreme Court. The breach involved the personal data of 5,500 employees.

An employee, Mr Skelton, took a memory stick containing the records of employees home. In January 2014 he uploaded the contents onto a data sharing website, later sending it to newspapers. Continue reading