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GDPR Violations Lead To $66,000 Fine for Swedish University

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A research group at the Umeå University stored sensitive personal information in the cloud without any sufficient security measures, which resulted in the university being fined SEK550,000 (or $66,000). The fine has been levied for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The data related to a research study on male sexual health was scanned and stored in a US cloud storage service, despite the research group being warned against such negligence.

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