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GDPR: $126 Million in Fines and Counting

Since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation went into full effect, European data protection authorities have received more than 160,900 data breach reports, according to the law firm DLA Piper.

“France, Germany and Austria topped the rankings for the total value of GDPR fines imposed with just over €51 million [$57 million], €24.5 million [$27 million] and €18 million [$20 million] respectively,” DLA Piper says. “The Netherlands, Germany and the U.K. topped the table for the number of data breaches notified to regulators with 40,647, 37,636 and 22,181 notifications each.”

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