- Members of the European Commission issued a statement marking the five-year anniversary of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Vice President for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová and Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders called the GDPR "a decisive step in shaping the digital transition in the EU" that "strengthened and harmonised a fundamental right to data protection."
- Ireland's Data Protection Commission reflected on the GDPR's anniversary with a podcast focused on children's data protection under the regulation. Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon also told members of European Parliament this year will further demonstrate effective GDPR enforcement, characterizing an "even bigger year" ahead for enforcement "on (the) foot of DPC large scale investigations," TechCrunch reports.
- NOYB Honorary Chair Max Schrems spoke with The Globe Echo regarding impressions on the GDPR's impact.
- InfoSecurity Magazine explored key GDPR trends that developed over the last five years.
Editor's note: The IAPP published a GDPR at Five infographic, which highlights its influence and impact.
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