In this week’s Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, European regulators have issued fines totaling 114 million euros since the EU General Data Protection Regulation came into effect. The Italian DPA issued an 11.5 million euro fine against Eni Gas e Luce for violating the GDPR. Hong Kong authorities have proposed amendments strengthening the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance and are considering granting the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data the authority to investigate and prosecute complaints related to "doxing." In the U.S., Washington state lawmakers held the first hearing regarding the reintroduced Washington State Privacy Act, Florida and Nebraska legislatures introduced data privacy bills to their respective committees, and Faegre Baker Daniels Associate and former IAPP Westin Research Fellow Mitchell Noordyke, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, compares the Washington Privacy Act to the California Consumer Privacy Act. (IAPP member login required.)
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