Fitbit Faces Legal Complaints in Europe Over Data Privacy Violations

  • Digital rights group, noyb, has filed complaints against Google’s Fitbit in Austria, the Netherlands, and Italy alleging infringement of EU data privacy laws.
  • The group claims Fitbit compels app users to consent to data transfers outside the EU, providing no means to withdraw consent short of account deletion.
  • Google could face a fine of up to 11.28 billion euros if found guilty, based on parent company, Alphabet’s, last year’s turnover.
Join 2 million subscribers

A curated newsletter that summarizes the important news at the intersection of Global tech, India Tech and AI.

Delivered 8 AM. Daily.
nextbigwhat We would like to show you notifications for the latest news and updates.
Allow Notifications