Organisation: National Commission on Information and Liberties (France)

Reasoning behind EDPB order to expand WhatsApp inquiry revealed

Objections from Finland, France and Italy drove the EDPB’s order to the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to expand its investigation into WhatsApp.

25 January 2023

CNIL fines mobile game publisher in latest tracking case

France’s privacy regulator has fined Voodoo €3 million for processing user browsing habits without collecting consent – the latest in an ongoing series of tracker-related actions by the regulator.

17 January 2023

French cookie campaign targets TikTok

The French data regulator has fined TikTok €5 million for failing to put in place proper processes for cookies on its website.

13 January 2023

Apple fined €8 million in France

France’s privacy watchdog has fined Apple €8 million for its targeted advertising practices – but the company plans to appeal.

05 January 2023

Microsoft fined €60 million in France

Microsoft has been fined €60 million by the French data protection regulator after the tech giant’s arguments that the prevention of advertising fraud constituted a strictly necessary use fell flat.

22 December 2022

Competition and data privacy converge in France

The French data regulator is pushing for closer ties with the competition authority, and has tasked Bruno Lasserre, its renowned former head, to suggest concrete proposals for bringing the two areas of enforcement into greater alignment.

05 December 2022

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