New rules from the United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's took effect requiring office apps, social media platforms and online games specifically targeted at children to be designed with privacy in mind. Violators will be fined 4 percent of total revenue.
Irish privacy regulators are still working with other European Union data protection authorities to hammer out the final decision of its GDPR case against Twitter over a 2018 security incident.
Two years may have passed since enforcement of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation began, but regulators are just wrapping up the first wave of investigations. Change comes slowly in the realm of data privacy, and it is still too soon to try to improve the regulation.
GDPR told companies that regulators would be reviewing their data collection and usage practices, and if they don't like what they find, the fines are coming. France is taking the first step against Google.