Spain asks EU privacy board to review OpenAI’s ChatGPT
The move is the latest in a series of actions by European watchdog agencies challenging the chatbot's legality under EU law.
Spain's data protection agency, the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD) this week asked the European Union's privacy watchdog to evaluate privacy concerns sur... Read more
French Digital Minister: ‘ChatGPT should not be banned’
France's tech minister admits that the chatbot violates the GDPR, but still opposes a ban such as Italy has imposed.
France's Digital Minister Jean-Noël Barrot said he thinks OpenAI's ChatGPT doesn't respect the EU's privacy laws, but nonetheless argued against banning it, according to a report... Read more
France fines Discord €800,000 for privacy infractions
The French CNIL has demanded a fine for violations of the EU's GDPR.
French privacy and data authority CNIL announced that US tech company Discord has been fined €800,000 for violating the EU's GDPR.
Discord is a platform that allows users to communicate over the internet via microphone, c... Read more
NOYB sues Google over advertising emails
Privacy action group NOYB is suing Google for allegedly violating a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). According to NOYB, Google illegally pushes unsolicited advertising emails to the inboxes of Gmail users.
NOYB's complaint to the French watchdog CNIL argues that Google violates a E... Read more
Google’s cookie tracking can now be rejected with a single click
Google revamped the cookie tracking consent form on YouTube and Google Search. A new button allows users to reject all tracking with a single click.
In January, Google was fined €150 million for a violation of the GDPR. The French privacy authority (CNIL) found that users of youtube.fr and goo... Read more
France bans Google Analytics, fines rise to 20 million euros
French privacy regulator CNIL banned three French websites from using Google Analytics. According to the regulator, some versions of Analytics violate the GDPR.
For some time, the CNIL has warned of Analytics usage violating the GDPR. The Belgian, Austrian and Dutch GDPR regulators hold the same... Read more
France condemns Analytics: Europe slowly eliminates Google software
The French privacy and data authority (CNIL) is using Google Analytics as an argument to accuse several French sites of privacy violations. In doing so, the CNIL follows the example of Dutch, Norwegian and Austrian authorities.
"Google's measures are not sufficient to exclude the accessibility o... Read more
French court upholds watchdog’s €100M fine against Google
The Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court, said on Friday that it upholds a decision by a regulator to fine Google 100 million euros for breaches connected to its cookies policy.
The fine, which was issued by France’s CNIL data protection authority, was found to be proporti... Read more
Google appeals against high GDPR fine
Google received the highest GDPR-related fine so far earlier this month. The company had to pay no less than fifty million euros from the French privacy watchdog CNIL for a lack of transparency and the way in which the company processes user data. The company has now announced that it is protesting ... Read more
Google is fined 50 million euros for GDPR violation
Today, Google was fined â‚¬50 million by the French privacy watchdog. The company was in violation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union. The way in which new Android devices were activated was problematic.
CNIL, the French privacy watchdog, states that Google di... Read more