Fitbit accused of privacy violations in EU

  • Fitbit is facing privacy complaints by European Union (EU), stating illicit export of user data, violating data protection rules.
  • Fitbit is accused of obtaining forced consent from users for international data transfers, which allegedly fails to meet the legal standards under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • The complaints have been filed in Austria, the Netherlands, and Italy by privacy rights not-for-profit, noyb, on behalf of three unnamed Fitbit users.
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