French Data Protection Authority Fines Facebook For Collecting Data Without Consent


The Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNIL), France’s data protection watchdog, announced that it’s going to impose a 150,000 euro fine on Facebook. The agency will fine Facebook over its use of the “datr” cookie, which enabled the company to collect information on French and other European citizens without their knowledge.

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I wish

I wish we had the same kind of protection in the USA.

150,000 euro is nothing to

150,000 euro is nothing to Facebook. A mere cost of doing business. AND the data gathering will not cease because they will find another avenue to get the same data. SOP.

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