China News Service, January 6, According to Agence France-Presse, on the 6th local time, French regulators imposed 210 million euros (approximately 1.51 billion yuan) on the Facebook social platform (Facebook) of Google (Google) and Meta Platform Co., Ltd. (RMB) fines, indicating that they violated French data privacy rules.
The regulator issued a fine of 150 million euros against Google, surpassing the 100 million euro fine that the commission issued against the company in December 2020, a record high.
In addition, French regulators issued a fine of 60 million euros to Facebook.
CNIL said the two companies have three months to adjust their practices. If the adjustment is not in place by then, the fine will be increased to 100,000 euros per day.
Since May 2018, the new EU regulations implemented across the EU have increased the pressure on American technology companies such as Google and Facebook.Keywords: