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Italy DPA fines Uber

The Garante (Italian DPA) has imposed a fine of €4.2 million on Uber for multiple data processing violations. An inspection by the authority found that the company was operating with an incomplete information notice, a lack of valid consent to process the data, and no information on user geo-location. Read More

Snapchat faces BIPA suit

Snapchat is facing a class-action lawsuit in violation of the Illinois Biometric Privacy Information Act (BIPA). The petitioners claim that Snapchat scans users' faces when they use the Lenses app without the user’s informed written consent. Read More

Twitter fined by the FTC