Peter Fleischer predicts:
When Apollo wanted to stop Laokoon from warning the Trojans that there were Greek soldiers in the famous Trojan Horse, he sent two giant snakes to kill Laokoon and his sons. Talk about sanctions! Have we considered using killer snakes to punish data protection violations and to discourage future bad practices?
Since 2012 has now begun, here’s a prediction about the future: there’s going to be a lot more privacy enforcement actions. By a lot of different government authorities, not just DPAs. And the sanctions/damages are going to go through the roof. Indeed, it’s not easy to keep track of which government officials are in charge of data protection enforcement actions. There are a lot of them.
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