Amazon Clashes With Privacy Cop That Says It’s ‘Not a Help Desk’

Dec. 3, 2021, 5:51 PM

The European regulator that slapped Amazon.com Inc. with a record 746 million-euro ($844 million) privacy fine told the retail giant to work out for itself how to avoid another round of penalties.

Amazon faces a daily 746,000 euro fine if it fails to meet a Jan. 15 deadline to make a number of changes to its data processes, a judge in the company’s regional hub of Luxembourg was told Friday.

At a hearing, the company’s lawyer, Thomas Berger, called the Luxembourg privacy authority’s ultimatum “unrealistic,” because it’s not clear what changes are required. “We have no guidance about what we ...

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