PARIS : France’s Conseil d’Etat, the nation’s supreme administrative court, on Friday mentioned it upheld a call by a watchdog imposing a 100 million euro ($111.46 million) fine on the U.S. tech big for breaches linked to its cookies policy.
The fine imposed by France’s CNIL information safety authority was proportionate, the court mentioned in an announcement.
“The Conseil d’Etat therefore rejects Google’s demand to annul the sanction”, it mentioned.
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(Reporting by Tassilo Hummel)