Google Gets Deadline To Meet French Privacy Demands

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT) -- After months of investigations, warnings and negotiations, France's data protection regulator on Thursday gave Google Inc. three months to comply with the country’s privacy laws or face sanctions.

The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertes, or CNIL, said in a statement that from February to October 2012, the Article 29 Working Party, an advisory group made up of European privacy regulators, investigated Google’s March 2012 privacy policy to verify whether it met the requirements of European data protection legislation.

Google was asked to implement the...
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