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Will this be the year the regulators really crack down on Big Tech’s abuses?

IMAGE: An Eiffel Tower on top of a chocolate cookie
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The French privacy authorities (CNIL) are fining Google €150 million and Facebook €60 million for intentionally making it difficult for users to opt out of the installation of cookies on their computers, a breach of the country’s law.

According to French privacy laws, opting out of cookies on any online service has to be as simple a




On the effects of technology and innovation on people, companies and society (writing in Spanish at enriquedans.com since 2003)

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Enrique Dans

Enrique Dans

Professor of Innovation at IE Business School and blogger at enriquedans.com

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