CNIL has decided to call the Ministry of the Interior to order after observing several failures in the proper maintenance of the automated fingerprint file.
CNIL considered that the company had failed to comply with two fundamental obligations under the GDPR. It therefore imposed a fine of 1,750,000 euros.
Firm fined for for acquiring data on journalists, activists.
Google has been fined €220m by French competition regulators for abusing its dominance in the online advertising market.
After checking the 1.000 websites with the highest traffic in France, and with several sanctioning procedures already launched, the French DPA CNIL (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés) announced a continuation of the program in the next months.
France’s data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés, launched a public debate over its draft recommendation relating to terms of retention and use of data logs.
The managers are accused of selling tech to Libya and Egypt that was used to identify activists, read private messages, and kidnap, torture, or kill them.
A French court ordered home furnishings giant Ikea to pay some 1.1 million euros ($1.3 million) in fines and damages over a campaign to spy on union representatives, employees and some unhappy customers in France.
France, Germany and other European countries demanded answers Monday following reports the US spied on its allies using Danish underwater cables, as questions mounted over whether Denmark knew about the operation.