The DPA criticized two points in particular:
a) Google does not provide the users with sufficiently clear information about the collection of personal data and about their co-mingling with other data.
b) Google does not grant users sufficient control over the use of the information gathered about them and their retention.
1/ In Spain, Google was sentenced to a fine of € 900,000
2/ In France, the CNIL imposed a fine of 150,000 euros
the integral decision: http://www.cnil.fr/fileadmin/documents/en/D2013-420_Google_Inc_EN.pdf
There are several other procedures pending, for instance in the UK and in the Netherlands.
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