Msg#: 4636028 posted 8:24 pm on Jan 8, 2014 (gmt 0)
In a statement on Wednesday, CNIL said Google’s merging of its various services’ privacy policies into a unified policy was in itself legal, but there was no legal basis for the combination of data that this policy enables. France Fines Google Over Privacy Violations [gigaom.com]
Now, it doesn’t take a genius to note that €150,000 is chump change for Google, but it is the largest fine ever levied by CNIL. The regulator also ordered Google to put a notice on google.fr over 2 days – within 8 days from today – about the decision.