Feb 102014
 
 February 10, 2014  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online

Sam Schechner reports:

 Google Inc.posted a notice on its French home page over the weekend telling users that it has been fined €150,000 for privacy violations, after a French court rejected the company’s emergency appeal of the measure.

France’s Conseil d’Etat, the country’s highest administrative court, said Friday that Google had failed to prove its contention that posting the 38-word notice would cause “irreparable damage” to its reputation, and didn’t merit a suspension while Google appeals the underlying fine.

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