Region: France

Advertising trade body disputes CNIL consent framework criticism

The International Advertising Bureau has disputed a suggestion by France’s privacy watchdog CNIL that its consent framework violates data protection rules.

27 November 2018

NGO targets Facebook for French class action

Internet Society France has threatened to take Facebook to court in Paris if it fails to alter its data practices and compensate affected individuals within the next four months.

12 November 2018

White & Case hires from Orrick in Paris

White & Case has boosted its Paris tech transactions practice with the hire of two partners and an of counsel from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.

12 November 2018

NGO calls for international data broker, credit scoring and ad tech investigations

Privacy International has complained to three European data watchdogs that several data brokers, credit referencing agencies and ad tech companies are in breach of the GDPR.

08 November 2018

CNIL adopts two standards for DPO certification

France’s CNIL has become the first data protection watchdog in Europe to adopt “absolutely necessary” standards for Data Protection Officer certification.

15 October 2018

French data protection watchdog weighs into blockchain debate

The CNIL has become the first data protection authority worldwide to issue advice on how to apply the GDPR to blockchain, suggesting personal data be encrypted to ensure the technology complies with the right to be forgotten.

25 September 2018

Google and CNIL clash on global right to be forgotten

France’s data protection watchdog has insisted that delistings that follow right to be forgotten requests should apply globally, despite arguments from Google, Microsoft and a host of NGOs that such requests should only apply within the EU.

11 September 2018

Twitter terms and conditions causing “moral damage”, French court says

16 August 2018

Dailymotion hit with reduced CNIL fine

08 August 2018

CNIL complaints jump up

06 July 2018

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