Tech giant Amazon has been fined €746 million for not complying with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This fine was imposed by National Commission for Data Protection of Luxembourg.
According to an Amazon representative: “Maintaining the security of our customers’ information and their trust are top priorities. There has been no data breach, and no customer data has been exposed to any third party.” 1.
This fine highlights the EU's strong stance on data protection and clearly demonstrates their ambition to control the power of Big Tech.