Google fined €50 million under new EU data protection law

France’s data privacy protection agency has fined Google €50 million ($56.8 million) for failing to comply with the European Union’s new European Union data protection regulations. Agence France-Press reports the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) slapped Google with the record penalty for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Read more…

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to Ethics In Tech! It’s been a while. And while much has changed since our last post back in 2016, the same digital rights, online privacy and government surveillance issues we reported during the Obama administration demand the same urgent attention and action today, perhaps even more so Read more…