€292 million GDPR fines in the first 3 years!

21 May 2021 Internet, IT & e-Discovery Blog Blog
Authors: Peter Vogel

HelpNetSecurity.com reported that “3 years since rolling out in May 2018, there have been 661 GDPR fines issued by European data protection authorities. Every one of the 28 EU nations, plus the United Kingdom, has issued at least one GDPR fine.”  The May 20, 2021 report entitled “661 fines issued since GDPR became enforceable, totaling €292 million” included this list of the nations with the highest fines:

Italy: €76,217,601

France: €54,661,300

Germany: €49,186,833

United Kingdom: €44,221,000

Spain: €29,372,510

Sweden: €12,332,430

Netherlands:€ 5,012,500

Bulgaria: €3,210,69

Poland: €1,816,498

Norway: €1,277,550

And here’s a list of the nations with the most fines:

Spain: 222

Italy: 73

Romania: 54

Hungary: 39

Germany: 30

Norway: 26

Belgium: 25

Czech Republic: 25

Poland: 23

Bulgaria: 20

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