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Facebook And Google Reportedly Face Privacy Fines In France

January 5, 2022

Via: MediaPost

Privacy regulators in France are preparing to fine Google around $170 million and Facebook around $68 million for making it too difficult for users to reject tracking cookies, according to a report Wednesday in Politico.

The French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) hasn’t yet publicly posted its decision.

The report of the fines several weeks after the CNIL said it has issued orders to around 90 companies, schools and public institutions that make it too difficult for users to reject cookies.

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