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French privacy watchdog okays coronavirus tracing app

May 26, 2020 - 7:38 PM

While France's CNIL watchdog says the StopCovid app meets the legal requirements for privacy protection, it still makes some recommendations for the app's improvement

STOPCOVID APP. A mockup of the StopCovid app. Screenshot of StopCovid app from

France orders WhatsApp to seek permission for data transfer

Dec 19, 2017 - 10:44 AM

CNIL says it considers the transfer of some data for security purposes to be legal, but the sharing of non-essential information to improve the function of the app was not as users were not given the possibility to opt out

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

May 16, 2017 - 11:32 PM

France slaps a penalty of 150 000 euros 160 000 on Facebook Inc and Facebook Ireland for several breaches of the French Data Protection Act