France fines Facebook and Google over 'cookie banners'


With fines of €150 million for Google and €60 million for Facebook, the French privacy watchdog CNIL went much further than other EU watchdogs have gone.

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France is going after the pesky online trackers known as cookies — and showing the world it's not afraid to flex its muscles against Big Tech, reports Politico.