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Baden-Württemberg: LfDI Baden-Württemberg releases 2020 activity report

The Baden-Württemberg data protection authority ('LfDI Baden-Württemberg') released, on 8 February 2021, its activity report for 2020. In particular, the LfDI Baden-Württemberg highlighted that the number of data breaches had increased by 300 compared to 2019 with overall fines totaling approximately €1.6 million, and that complaints had also increased from around 3,800 in 2019 to around 4,800 in 2020. In addition, the report covers, among other things, data processing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the digitalisation of public health systems, distance learning in schools, video conferencing, and the Court of Justice of the European Union's judgment in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillian Schrems (C-311/18).

You can read the press release here and the report here, both only available in German.