Online-Privacy Laws Come With a Downside

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In its enforcement letter, the Romanian authorities said that Rise journalists had violated GDPR in publishing the videos, photos, and documents—in essence, the private data of Romanian citizens—to support the reporters’ allegations against Dragnea. The big blow was the penalty: a fine of up to 20 million euros, the maximum that can be applied against a small publisher in a GDPR case, if the reporters failed to fully comply. To read more: Click here