Record GDPR Fine Marks New Data Privacy Enforcement Era

Law360 (August 8, 2019, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Data privacy has become a household name in a world where, once, most couldn't locate it on a map. May 25, 2018, put the pin squarely in Europe when the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation went into effect. France's supervisory authority, the Commission Nationale de l'informatique et des Libertés, came out with the first record-breaking fine under the GDPR, against Google, for alleged violations of consent: €50 million ($56 million).[1]   

And on July 8, 2019, the United Kingdom Information Commissioner's Office issued a notice of intention[2] to fine British Airways £183.39 million ($230 million) for infringements of data security...

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