Necz Dániel

The impact of facial recognition systems on democracy

Dániel Necz, senior associate from our Intellectual Property and Technology (IPT) group, held a speech on facial recognition systems and on their regulation in the EU at the “Effects of new technologies on democracy” conference on 25 May 2022, hosted by the Constitutional Court of Hungary, the Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information and the Hungarian National University of Public Service.

What we can learn from the case resulting in a record GDPR fine by the Hungarian Data Protection Authority for the unlawful use of artificial intelligence


The Hungarian Data Protection Authority (Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság, NAIH) has recently published its full decision on the case in which the Authority imposed a fine ca. EUR 665,000 (HUF 250 million), the highest data protection fine to date in Hungary.