Google’s €50m GDPR Fine Heralds a New Era

Google’s €50m GDPR Fine Heralds a New Era

In the first major regulatory action of the GDPR era, Google has been fined €50m ($57m, £44m) in France for failing to notify users about how their data is used.

French regulator CNIL issued the fine this week after complaints by two rights groups, noyb and La Quadrature du Net (LQDN), one of which was filed on the day the new legislation came into force.

CNIL claimed it observed two breaches of the GDPR.

By Phil Muncaster

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