Region: France

Noyb launches new attack on mobile app tracking

Privacy NGO noyb has filed complaints with France’s data protection authority against mobile app providers, claiming they illegally access and share user data with third parties for tracking purposes.

14 September 2023

French MP opens second front against EU-US adequacy

A French lawmaker has asked the EU General Court to overturn the Data Privacy Framework.

08 September 2023

Big Tech financials and global conversations: AI newsletter 31 July 2023

While Microsoft and Meta give proof, if proof were needed, of the scale of the costs involved in making AI a daily reality, the House of Lords discussed its application in intelligence-gathering and Amazon made another foray into the healthcare sector.

31 July 2023

New rules from Beijing and Apple enters the chatbot race: AI newsletter 24 July 2023

Welcome to GDR’s first AI newsletter, highlighting the most important policy, legal and market developments in the artificial intelligence and machine learning space from the last week. In this edition the EU and US agree to team up on oversight of AI in financial services, China releases new regulations on generative AI, and Deloitte predicts that the market will stay cool.

24 July 2023

Legitimate interest lessons in the Meta GDPR/antitrust judgment

Practitioners say the European Court of Justice’s restriction of the availability of legitimate interest for personalised advertising may not affect certain types of advertising – although alternatives may prove more workable.

05 July 2023

Free fails to challenge French data retention decree

A French court has refused to annul a decree forcing telecommunications companies to implement year-long data retention requirements in light of ongoing national security threats.

04 July 2023

ECJ to resolve GDPR minimisation and accuracy issues

A French court has referred questions on the scope of the GDPR's data minimisation and accuracy principles following a dispute over the collection of gender data during train ticket purchases.

03 July 2023

CNIL slashes Criteo fine by a third

In a decision that may create new audit requirements for French adtech companies, the regulator today fined Criteo €40 million for carrying out targeted advertisement without users’ consent – significantly less than the €60 million fine it proposed imposing in August 2022.

22 June 2023

Fines on the cards in CNIL clairvoyance case

France’s privacy regulator has fined KG COM for failing to comply with the GDPR and French cookie law in its collection and processing of sensitive data.

16 June 2023

Catching up on cookies: regulatory guidance outside the EU

Morrison Foerster partner Alja Poler De Zwart and of counsel Marijn Storm compare key cookie regulation concepts in EU and non-EU countries.

05 June 2023

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