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Privacy penalty weighs down Google's French Web site

A court requirement in France results in a prominent block of text telling people about a 150,000-euro fine and a commission's conclusion about how Google violated privacy law.

By February 9, 2014

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France slaps Google with fine, remedial measure

Google gets hit with the largest fine ever levied by French privacy regulatory group CNIL, which tacked on a bit of humiliation for the company in the process.

By January 8, 2014

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Google privacy chief: Proposed EU privacy law 'dead'

Peter Fleischer, Google's top global privacy counsel, says a "much-flawed" proposed EU privacy law is "dead," while praising whistleblower Edward Snowden.

By January 9, 2014

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Google 'spins invisible web' with user data, Dutch watchdog says

Web giant's practice of combining user data from its different services violates data protection law, the agency says.

By November 28, 2013

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French could serve up fines to Google for privacy violation

Google might face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines in France for privacy violations. Small potatoes to the company, but the ruling could portend a more difficult relationship between Europe and Google.

By September 27, 2013

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A modest proposal for privacy control

Virtual assistants like Siri and Google Now could be helpful in navigating privacy settings or letting users know how their data is being used by Internet services.

By June 26, 2013

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France orders Google to change its privacy policies

Charged with violations of the French Data Protection Act, the search giant is under the gun to rework how it handles personal data.

By June 20, 2013

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Europe continues privacy tussle with Google

Six countries launch "coordinated and simultaneous enforcement actions" against the company over changes made to its privacy policy in 2012 that let Google combine personal data across multiple products.

By April 2, 2013

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EU countries may fine Google over changes to privacy policy

Google faces a string of fines after the U.K., France, Italy, and Germany complete investigations into the search giant's revisions to its privacy policy.

By April 2, 2013

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EU regulators threaten privacy crackdown against Google

Web giant may face "repressive action" before summer if it does not respond to a dozen recommendations related to how it manages user data.

By February 18, 2013