On December 7, 2020, the CNIL fined Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited with a total fine of 100 million euros, in particular for deploying advertising cookies on the google.fr visitors’ devices without prior consent and for not meeting transparency requirements.
The CNIL has fined Amazon Europe Core 35 million euros for placing advertising cookies on users' computers on the amazon.fr site without prior consent and for not informing them about cookies properly.
Facial recognition at airports can automate and speed up moving of passengers by replacing the control of travel and identity documents. Since it carries higher risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, the CNIL has issued a set of recommendations to consider when implementing facial recognition at airports.
Securing an information system is essential to guarantee that the customers’ personal data is not stolen or compromised. SQL injection is a widespread attack, which can cause serious harm to individuals. It can allow a remote control of the server or installing a keylogger. The CNIL recommends how to protect against SQL attack and what to do in the case of becoming a victim of the attack.
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