France puts Facebook on notice over WhatsApp data transfers

Facebook and WhatsApp have been issued with formal notices by France's data protection watchdog warning that data transfers being carried out for 'business intelligence' purposes currently lack a lega

Google’s right to be forgotten appeal heading to Europe’s top court

Europe's 'right to be forgotten' ruling, which allows private citizens in the region to make requests that search engines delist incorrect, irrelevant or out of date information returned by an online

Google files appeal in France opposing an order to apply Right to be Forgotten globally

While Google shows off its latest developments at the I/O event in California, there’s been another development in the ongoing legal fallout from the 2014 Right to be Forgotten ruling in Europe.

Facebook Ordered To Stop Tracking Non-Users In France

Yet more privacy problems for Facebook in Europe. Now the French data protection authority, the CNIL, has issued the company with a formal notice to get its house in order and comply with European dat

French Data Protection Watchdog Rejects Google’s Search Delisting Appeal

France's data protection watchdog has rejected Google's appeal against an earlier enforcement notice in which the CNIL told the company to expand search delisting requests across all its domains, not

Google Rejects French Watchdog Demand For Global Privacy Delistings

Google said "non." In a blog post, Global Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer <a target="_blank" href="">explain

Google To Be Punished In France For Failing To Pare Back Its Overreaching Privacy Policy

Google is facing sanctions in France after it failed to amend its privacy policy to comply with French data protection law within a timetable set out by the national regulator. The CNIL said Friday it

France Has A PRISM-Like Program With Millions Of Trillions Of Metadata Elements

<i>Sacrebleu!</i> The NSA isn't the only security agency to collect data. In fact, France's <a href="">PRISM-like</a> program is going very strong with <i>million

Google’s Unified Privacy Policy Triggers Co-ordinated Enforcement Action — And Threat Of Fines — In Six European Countries

Google is facing enforcement action -- and possibly fines -- in six European Union member states after it failed to make changes to its privacy policy following requests by European data protection re

After Investigation, French Data Protection Agency CNIL Concludes No Facebook Message Bug

On September 24, French newspapers alerted Facebook that there could be a bug that would display private messages written in 2009 and earlier on users' timelines. It was then <a href="https://beta.tec