Jan 082014
 January 8, 2014  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S.

Emmanuelle Trecolle reports:

France’s data protection watchdog on Wednesday fined Google 150,000 euros ($205,000) — the maximum possible — for failing to comply with its privacy guidelines for personal data.

The fine, though tiny for a group that made $15 billion in one quarter last year, is the regulator’s biggest ever and follows in the wake of other European nations cracking down on Google’s increasingly controversial privacy polices.

Read more on Yahoo.

Okay, so they fined them. But how does that bring them into compliance with French law? What’s next if Google doesn’t comply with the changes CNIL requested?

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