December 23, 2013
Google received a strong sanction from the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) for committing three serious offenses to the data protection law. According to The Verge, the internet giant will have to pay a fine of $ 1.24 million for collecting data on users, combining the data through various services and maintaining the data indefinitely without the knowledge or consent of the users. .
“The combination of the data it collects through different services far exceeds the reasonable expectations of most users who are not aware of it and lose control of their own personal information,” said the Spanish agency.
via Google receives a fine for violating privacy in Europe • ENTER.CO.
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