France fines Google, Amazon €135m total for slipping ad cookies into people's computers without permission

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Everyone around the world knows about the EU Cookie law. But I've not read of much about it being enforced. Katyanna Quach (@katyanna_q) reports France doing its part to protect user privacy by fining tech giants who violated parts of the French Data Protection Act. €100M to Google and €35M to Amazon for slipping cookies onto people's computers even when people declined.


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