In 2023, approximately €2.055 billion in fines were imposed for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to data from enforcementtracker.com. The figure includes the two monetary penalties issued by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to TikTok and the Ministry of Defence, totalling €14.9 million (£13m).
The largest penalty was the €1.2 billion fine issued by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) to Meta concerning the transfer of personal data from the EU/EEA to the US for its Facebook service.
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