Facebook has agreed to pay a fine of £ 500,000 for breaches of personal data protection law related to the unauthorized use of such data by Cambridge Analytica. This was announced by the Office of the British Information Commissioner (ICOICO, the British regulator for information rights, BNR reported.
MPs are expected today to ratify the Protocol amending the Convention on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data.
The Protocol was finally approved during the 128th Session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in May 2018. Special protection is provided for certain categories of personal data - genetic and biometric.
Greek Parliament passed a bill on Monday that will incorporate a European Union data protection regulation into Greek law, with an overwhelming majority.
The legislation was approved by New Democracy, main opposition SYRIZA, the center-left Movement for Change and leftist MeRA25. Communist party KKE and nationalist Greek Solution voted against.