After failing to pay the data protection fine or provide any proof of compliance, CNIL is now issuing Clearview AI an overdue payment penalty in the amount of €5.2 million. The facial recognition firm was warned that it could face additional fines of €100,000 per day if it did not comply.
French regulator CNIL found that the tiktok.com website, which allows users to view content via a web browser without logging in, did not have an adequate process for cookie consent.
CNIL has hit Apple's App Store with a fine of €8 million over its ad personalization practices, taking it to task for not properly collecting consent and making the process of opting out too indirect.
Microsoft faces a hefty fine over Bing cookie consent issues, and has additionally been given three months to get the system into compliance or it could face additional fines of €60,000 per day.
The rapporteur for France's lead data protection agency (CNIL) is recommending a six million euro fine for Apple’s breach of the EU’s ePrivacy directive due to privacy violations. Apple had granted exceptions to the ATT framework for a variety of its own pre-installed apps.
Though the fine is not one of the largest issued by CNIL (or for general GDPR violations across the bloc), the case is noteworthy in that Discord is mostly being taken to task for not providing default or built-in security options rather than the fallout of a specific data breach.
Tech giants are facing hefty fines after France's CNIL ruled that their cookie consent processes were too confusing and difficult. Central to the case was the use of "dark patterns" by each site.
AXA France, regional division of European insurance giant AXA Group and France's largest general insurer, has announced that it will no longer reimburse ransomware payments for customers within the country.
The lack of compatibility between the first contact tracing apps from France and Italy highlights a fragmented EU landscape that has yet to have an answer for cross-border movement issues.
According to anonymous sources, the French authorities have decided to approve the use of Huawei equipment but only in non-core parts of the 5G network.