France’s National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) said in a statement it had given the US computing giant three months to comply with the French Data Protection Act to ensure user data security and confidentiality.
CNIL made the demand after Microsoft launched its latest Windows 10 operating system a year ago, saying media and political groups had brought the issue to its attention.
The French indicated those investigations “revealed many failures” including collection of “irrelevant or excessive (user) data”.
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Update: Microsoft’s response can be found within this story.