France Fines Google Nearly $57 Million for GDPR Data Privacy Violation

January 21, 2019 - from The Washington Post

On January 21, 2019, the French data privacy agency, CNIL, fined Google nearly $57 million for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to French regulators, Google failed to communicate to users how their personal information is collected and to obtain user consent before displaying personalized ads.

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