Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider (JD Supra France)
Google Fined $57M by French Data Protection Authority for Alleged Violations of GDPR
France’s data protection authority (DPA) (CNIL) recently announced that it has fined Google $57 million for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This is the first fine by a European DPA of an American company for alleged violations of the sweeping EU privacy law.
France’s national data protection commission orders Microsoft to protect its users’ data
An investigation by France’s National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) has found that Windows 10 has been “collecting excessive user data” and has been tracking users’ web browsing without their consent. The CNIL has ordered Microsoft to take steps to uphold the “security and confidentiality” of its users’ personal information.