French watchdog fines Google, Amazon for breaching cookies rules

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French watchdog fines Google, Amazon for breaching cookies rules

Slapped with penalties worth $217 million.

France's data privacy watchdog has handed out its biggest ever fine of 100 million euros (A$161 million) to Alphabet's Google for breaching the country's rules on online advertising trackers (cookies). The CNIL said on Thursday it had also fined e-commerce giant Amazon 35 million ...

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