Belgian citizens can now see who accessed their personal information via a government website, as part of efforts to boost transparency.
Garante has issued a request for information to TikTok in response to reports detailing possible breaches by former executives.
The AG suggested that GDPR requires companies to provide personal data copies to individuals, regardless of why it was requested.
In another win for privacy advocates, Europe’s top court ruled that Latvia is breaching EU data protection rules by making people’s driving records easily accessible.
Facebook, meanwhile, points to European data protection regulations and privacy requirements attached to its business following interventions by the US’ FTC to justify painstaking progress around data access. But critics argue this is just a cynical shield against transparency and accountability. Plus of course none of these regulations stopped Facebook grabbing people’s data in the […]