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Google seeks suspension of French order to provide cookie information

By Matthew Newman
  • 11 Feb 2021 08:40
  • 11 Feb 2021 08:40
Google is asking a French judge today to suspend an order to provide users “clear and complete” information about the use of cookies on its French website, in a case highlighting companies' frustration with unclear rules for cookies used for behavioral advertising.
Last December, the French data protection authority fined two

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Matthew Newman

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Matthew Newman is a chief correspondent for MLex and writes about data protection, privacy, telecoms, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Matthew began his journalism career in 1991 in community newspapers. He worked as a reporter in Riga, Latvia in 1993 and then moved to Chicago where he covered local news. In 1995, he became a personal finance reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, and was then transferred to Brussels in 1999. He specialized in EU regulatory affairs, including trade and telecom issues. He began covering competition for Bloomberg News as an EU court reporter in 2004. In 2010, he was named spokesman for Viviane Reding, the EU’s justice commissioner. In January 2012, he helped launch the commission’s proposal to overall data protection rules.

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