CNIL issues €8m fine to Apple over non-consensual advertising

05/01/2023 | CNIL

The French data protection authority (DPA), the CNIL, has Apple €8 million over alleged non-consensual advertisement tracking following a recommendation by CNIL rapporteur François Pellegrini in December last year. A 2021-22 CNIL investigation found iPhone IOS 14.6 users had identifiers attached to their devices for the purpose of serving targeted ads without consent when they entered the Apple App Store. Additional commentary in TechCrunch and Politico.

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