France fines Google €50 million for EU privacy breaches
Monday, 21 January 2019 The biggest penalty so far under new EU rules was justified by the severity of the infringements of transparency, information and consent, France's regulator ruled. It is a challenge to Google's business model.
When it comes to privacy on the internet, the French government isn't messing around. France's data regulator has fined Google $57 million for breaching European privacy rules. The regulator, CNIL, said Google didn't properly explain how or why it collects people's data. According to Business...
Google's chief financial officer Ruth Porat said data is more like sunlight than oil. It's an upbeat twist on the phrase 'data is the new oil', which implies information is finite. Her comments at the..