Twitter Data-Breach Case Won’t Be Resolved Before Year’s End, Ireland’s Regulator Says

Angus Loten reports:

European privacy regulators are unlikely to issue a final ruling on Twitter Inc.’s handling of a data breach disclosed in January 2019 before the end of this year, Ireland’s data commissioner said Wednesday.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation, the European Union’s 2018 data privacy law, Twitter faces a fine of up to 2% of its global revenue last year, or roughly $69 million, for failing to disclose the breach within 72 hours.

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