French DPA closes Microsoft injunction for cookie violations

30/05/2023 | CNIL

The French data protection authority, the CNIL, has closed its 2022 injunction against Microsoft. At the time, the CNIL fined Microsoft €60 million and ordered the company to correct its third-party cookie practices within three months or risk further fines of €60,000 for each day its practices remain non-compliant.

In its statement, the CNIL confirmed Microsoft "responded within the allotted timeframe and made technical modifications so that tracking linked to the fight against advertising fraud would be inactive in the absence of specific consent from French users."

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