Amazon Off Hook For Daily EU Privacy Fines

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By Allison Grande (December 17, 2021, 9:51 PM EST) — A Luxembourg judge ruled Friday that the country’s data protection regulator can’t require Amazon to revise its privacy measures by next month or face daily fines of nearly €750,000, finding that the agency had failed to give the e-commerce giant clear instructions on how to comply with its directive.

Luxembourg’s data protection regulator fined Amazon a record €746 million ($884.9 million) in July for allegedly violating the European Union’s stringent data protection rules through its collection and use of personal data. As part of that penalty, the agency ordered Amazon to make a number of changes to how it handles EU consumers’ data by Jan….

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