France to give Google three months to fix privacy policy

France will give Google three months to amend its policy regarding Internet users’ data to avoid fines, and said five other European countries will follow suit, said a report.

20th June, 2013
Google faces probes across Europe over changes to harmonize privacy policies for more than 60 products last year, including Google Plus.

France will give Google three months to amend its policy regarding Internet users’ data to avoid fines, and said five other European countries will follow suit, according to documents obtained by Bloomberg News.

The US search engine giant is breaching French laws because it “prevents individuals from knowing how their personal data may be used and from controlling such use,” said France’s National Commission for Computing and Civil Liberties, the country’s data protection watchdog...

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