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Why Google Was Fined €50 Million for GDPR Violations

Google has been fined a record €50 million by a French regulator for failing to properly inform users how their data is being collected and used. This fine is the largest to come from European legislation that went into effect in 2018. The European Union’s new privacy law, called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), gives its citizens more control over their data and how companies use it.

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How Do I Know If My Email Has Been Leaked in a Data Breach?

Many people use their email addresses and a small set of passwords (or even just one password) to log in to their online accounts. Unfortunately, this means that any hacker with your email address already has half your login details. Add in numerous password breaches from big-name digital service providers and you have a recipe for disaster.

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