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Google fined 50M euros ($57.8M) by French data regulator CNIL, for breach of EU’s data protection rules.

Jan

23

Google fined 50M euros ($57.8M) by French data regulator CNIL, for breach of EU’s data protection rules.

Google fined 50M euros ($57.8M) by French data regulator CNIL, for breach of EU’s data protection rules.

The regulator said Google had not obtained clear consent to process data because “essential information” was “disseminated across several documents”.

“The relevant information is accessible after several steps only, implying sometimes up to five or six actions,” the regulator said. “Users are not able to fully understand the extent of the processing operations carried out by Google.”

Additionally, the regulator said Google had failed to obtain a valid legal basis to process user data.

Source and for more details: BBC News

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