Lloyd v Google: The Gravy Train Stops Here’

“Data controllers can breathe. Google won and the ‘loss of control damages’ gravy train for claimant data protection lawyers has been brought to a screeching halt. The Supreme Court has unanimously rejected the notion that compensation can be awarded for ‘loss of control’ of personal data by reason of any non-trivial contravention of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the ‘DPA 1998’) alone, without the need to prove any facts relating to specific individuals …” (more)

[Henry Fox, Inforrm’s Blog, 11 November]

First posted 2021-11-11 16:00:57

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