Dixon talks enforcement timeline as Irish DPC nears end of first GDPR probe

Reuters reports the Irish Data Protection Commission has almost concluded its first investigation into a multinational organization under the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Irish Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon said in an interview with The Irish Independent the office’s first major GDPR ruling will likely involve its probe into WhatsApp; however, a formal decision is still a ways off. “I’d like to say that we could do it in 48 hours, but it has to be in the order of months, to be done in the way that it has to be done,� Dixon said. “I will have to allow them a period of time to respond. I would have to consider their responses.�
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