Scott Ikeda reports:
A new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) complaint against Amazon, filed by a privacy activist organization, could cost the e-commerce giant quite a bit of money if it holds up. The complaint alleges that Amazon’s internal email security is lax, lacking the ability to encrypt emails sent between the platform’s third-party sellers and their customers.
The GDPR complaint was brought by the privacy advocacy group NOYB, which is headed up by activist Max Schrems. Schrems, a lawyer by trade, has a history of privacy actions of this nature dating back to 2011.
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