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French Privacy Regulator Fines Google $57M For GDPR Violation

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French regulators hit Google with a $57 million fine for violating GDPR rules that took effect last May by being less than upfront about how user data is collected and used.

French data privacy agency CNIL levied the fine, the first against a U.S. company since GDPR took effect last spring, noting that Google

“Essential information, such as the data processing purposes, the data storage periods or the categories of personal data used for the ads personalization, are excessively disseminated across several documents, with buttons and links on which it is required to click to access complementary information.,” CNIL said in a statement.“The relevant information is accessible after several steps only, implying sometimes up to five or six actions. For instance, this is the case when a user wants to have a complete information on his or her data collected for the personalization purposes or for the geo-tracking service.”

The agency also said Google didn’t get proper consent...(continued)

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