France does not surrender on Apple's advertising
Illegally harvesting iPhone owners' data
While the Tame Apple Press applauded Job's Mob's moves to tackle privacy issues from Facebook and other clients, it appears that the French data protection authority, CNIL was less impressed.
Take your nasty 'amburger eating cookies out of our sight
France's privacy watchdog has decided not to surrender to the software king of the world Microsoft and fined the outfit €60 million for dropping advertising cookies in users' computers without their explicit consent in violation of data protection laws in the European Union.
French say "non" to US computers in schools
We 'ave no intention of giving our data to you 'amburger eaters
The French minister of national education and youth is banning the use of US based computers which send data to the land of the fee.
Germany and French watchdogs ignored data protection rules
European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued rulings that limit indiscriminate data retention in France and Germany after several watchdogs ignored them
France surrenders on biometric testing
Government wants to know where its citizens are at all times in case they are building a guillotine
The French government is so worried that its citizens might revolt and chop off their heads in the roundabout in the Place de la Concorde that they are spending a fortune on new biometric cards to keep an eye on them.
French cuts Russian staff from network
Excusez-moi, we just don’t trust you anymore.
France's largest bank BNP Paribas has cut off its Russia-based workforce from its internal computer systems in a move to defend itself against a cyberattack.
French fine Google 500 million euro
Failed to negotiate fair deals with news publishers
Google was fined 500 million euro ($593 million) Tuesday by French competition regulators for failing to comply with an order to negotiate fair deals with news publishers for the use of their content.
French surrender to Apple over privacy enhancements
Nothing to suggest that it is a move by an evil monopoly
The French Competition Authority refused to tell Apple to hold off implementing the changes, which will stop apps tracking iPhone and iPad users without their explicit consent, or force Apple to negotiate with app developers.
Amazon coins it in during French lock-down
Activity boosted by 50 percent
Online retail giant Amazon, which has been operating during the French lockdown, has seen a boost in activity by 40-50 per cent.
Apple under antitrust pressure from French firms
Advertisers up in arms
The French competition bureau has received complaints from publishers and advertising firms alleging that Apple is busting their collective asses.