French watchdog fines Google and Amazon subsidiary €135m for unauthorised cookies

French watchdog fines Google and Amazon subsidiary €135m for unauthorised cookies

France's CNIL data privacy watchdog said on Thursday it had fined two Google units a total of €100 million and an Amazon subsidiary €35 million over advertising cookies.

MAP: Where in France are the phone and internet ‘dead spots’?

MAP: Where in France are the phone and internet ‘dead spots’?

Ten things to expect if you move to rural France

Ten things to expect if you move to rural France

French parliament adopts controversial online hate speech bill

French parliament adopts controversial online hate speech bill

Macron: ‘No escape’ for Google from French copyright law

Macron: ‘No escape’ for Google from French copyright law

French MPs back bill forcing social media firms to remove hate speech

French MPs back bill forcing social media firms to remove hate speech

France determined to tax digital giants like Facebook despite US anger

France determined to tax digital giants like Facebook despite US anger

US warns France against new tax on digital giants

US warns France against new tax on digital giants

‘Slow, unreliable, expensive’ – What the internet is really like in rural France

‘Slow, unreliable, expensive’ – What the internet is really like in rural France

Most of rural France still does not have high speed internet – and is unlikely to get it before 2029

Most of rural France still does not have high speed internet – and is unlikely to get it before 2029

Tell us: Is the internet in rural France really that bad?

Tell us: Is the internet in rural France really that bad?

French court orders Google to remove ‘abusive’ clauses

French court orders Google to remove ‘abusive’ clauses

French police shut down giant ‘Dark Web’ site

French police shut down giant ‘Dark Web’ site

France vows legal action against Google and Apple for ‘abusive practices’

France vows legal action against Google and Apple for ‘abusive practices’

And the ‘worst’ mobile phone and internet operator in France is?

And the ‘worst’ mobile phone and internet operator in France is?

France demands Amazon delivers €10 million in fines for ‘abusive practices’

France demands Amazon delivers €10 million in fines for ‘abusive practices’

Paris to invest millions to bring high-speed internet to rural France

Paris to invest millions to bring high-speed internet to rural France

Visitors to France be aware…don’t believe the (online) hype

Visitors to France be aware…don’t believe the (online) hype

High speed internet still a rarity for many living in rural France

High speed internet still a rarity for many living in rural France

Germany and France plan to introduce new tax on internet giants

Germany and France plan to introduce new tax on internet giants

If you thought France’s mobile internet was really slow… this confirms it

If you thought France’s mobile internet was really slow… this confirms it

Here’s what the French googled in 2016

Here’s what the French googled in 2016

France passes law to regulate work of child internet stars

France passes law to regulate work of child internet stars

Google invokes free speech in French fine appeal

Google invokes free speech in French fine appeal

Rights group to France: ‘You’re killing freedom’

Rights group to France: ‘You’re killing freedom’

France sets sights on multinationals over taxes

France sets sights on multinationals over taxes

French are EU’s least likely social networkers

French are EU’s least likely social networkers

France to tell Internet giants ‘help fight terror’

France to tell Internet giants ‘help fight terror’

Facebook helps to create ‘78,000 jobs in France’

Facebook helps to create ‘78,000 jobs in France’

French railway gears up to install Wi-Fi on trains

French railway gears up to install Wi-Fi on trains

What the web tells us about the French in 2014

What the web tells us about the French in 2014

Pirate Bay: France orders providers to block site

Pirate Bay: France orders providers to block site

Paris puts 10,000 domain names up for grabs

Paris puts 10,000 domain names up for grabs

The French just don’t do cute cats, says Buzzfeed

The French just don’t do cute cats, says Buzzfeed

‘Forget Silicon Valley, it’s better in France’

‘Forget Silicon Valley, it’s better in France’

Blogger fined €1,500 for harsh restaurant review

Blogger fined €1,500 for harsh restaurant review

France begins process to roll out ultrafast 5G network

France begins process to roll out ultrafast 5G network

Why France must fight US internet giants

Why France must fight US internet giants

Farmer saves five-legged sheep with online sale

Farmer saves five-legged sheep with online sale

France moots taxing data taken out of EU

France moots taxing data taken out of EU

‘Gay friendly’ docs and lawyers listed in France

‘Gay friendly’ docs and lawyers listed in France

French plan to root out fake online consumer reviews

French plan to root out fake online consumer reviews

France mulls smartphone tax to fund culture

France mulls smartphone tax to fund culture

French minister blasted for saying ‘Non’ to Yahoo!

French minister blasted for saying ‘Non’ to Yahoo!

French GPs using Google for consultations

French GPs using Google for consultations

Technology turning the French on to virtual sex

Technology turning the French on to virtual sex

Meet the scourge of France’s political crooks

Meet the scourge of France’s political crooks

French workers waste an hour a day surfing web

French workers waste an hour a day surfing web

Skype to face criminal investigation in France

Skype to face criminal investigation in France

French police smash credit card fraud ring

French police smash credit card fraud ring

Website set up for ‘first wave’ of gay divorces

Website set up for ‘first wave’ of gay divorces

Strasbourg, not Paris, has France’s ‘top hotel’

Strasbourg, not Paris, has France’s ‘top hotel’

French Virgin stores bust as world goes digital

French Virgin stores bust as world goes digital

Online news snubbed by net-phobic French

Online news snubbed by net-phobic French

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Websites hit by Islamist hackers

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Daring French firm bags Anonymous logo

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French PM outed as secret tweeter

Thousands of French minors on Facebook

Thousands of French minors on Facebook

French company shuts down Lady Gaga’s YouTube channel

French company shuts down Lady Gaga’s YouTube channel

France cracks down on illegal downloading

France cracks down on illegal downloading

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France legalises 30,000 banned Internet domain names

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In lean times, internet spurs second-hand market in France

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Higher prices for heavy internet users

Sarko’s palace ‘illegally ripped Ben Stiller film’

Sarko’s palace ‘illegally ripped Ben Stiller film’

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‘Come and copy our films’ – French libraries

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Hackers bring down French anti-piracy site

Frenchman sues Google after urinating on camera

Frenchman sues Google after urinating on camera

Honeymooning hubby realises wife is prostitute

Honeymooning hubby realises wife is prostitute

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Sarkozy in new ‘Twitter tax’ threat

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Google’s ‘Jew’ suggestion leads to judge order

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Almost half of young French adults ‘are lonely’

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French get stressed booking cheap flights

‘European internet’ plan to prevent US spying

‘European internet’ plan to prevent US spying