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Google To Be Punished In France For Failing To Pare Back Its Overreaching Privacy Policy

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http://techcrunch.com – Google is facing sanctions in France after it failed to amend its privacy policy to comply with French data protection law within a timetable set out by the national regulator.  France’s data privacy regulator, the CNIL, said Friday it intends to initiate “a formal procedure for imposing sanctions” — which could include a fine — after a three-month deadline to comply with its requirements passed without Google making any changes. Instead, according to the CNIL, Google waited until the last day of the compliance period to file a response in which it contested the (IT news)