France fines Google €1.1 million over ‘misleading’ lodge rating practices

France has fined Google €1.1 million for allegedly “misleading” shoppers with their rankings of motels and different vacationer lodging on its search engine, the nation’s overseas ministry introduced on Monday.  Google Ireland and Google France have agreed to pay the tremendous as a part of the settlement, whereas they’ve additionally amended their lodge rankings practices since… Continue reading France fines Google €1.1 million over ‘misleading’ lodge rating practices

Egypt fines farmers for losing water as Nile dam disaster drags on

Feb 10, 2021 CAIRO — Egypt is fining farmers for losing water as Ethiopia approaches the second section of the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), constructed on one of many most important tributaries of the Nile River, which Cairo fears will have an effect on its share of water. On Jan. 28, the… Continue reading Egypt fines farmers for losing water as Nile dam disaster drags on

Moscow points hefty fines to US state-run media RFERL for failure to declare ‘foreign agent’ standing on materials aimed toward Russians

Russia’s nationwide media watchdog has slapped a media outlet funded and managed by the US Government with a big fantastic, after it was discovered to have didn’t declare its hyperlinks with Washington to audiences, as required by regulation. Roskomnadzor, the nation’s press regulator, introduced on Wednesday {that a} courtroom had dominated in its favor over… Continue reading Moscow points hefty fines to US state-run media RFERL for failure to declare ‘foreign agent’ standing on materials aimed toward Russians

Smile, you’re in Russia! Politicians & officers to face fines for insulting residents below Moscow’s new plans to ‘fight rudeness’

Russia is infamous for its grumpy, stern-faced bureaucrats, however now the nationwide parliament has handed measures to punish politicians and officers in any respect ranges for insulting, humiliating or damaging the popularity of residents. On Wednesday, deputies within the State Duma waved by way of the amendments, making authorities absolutely responsible for what they are… Continue reading Smile, you’re in Russia! Politicians & officers to face fines for insulting residents below Moscow’s new plans to ‘fight rudeness’

French knowledge watchdog fines Google, Amazon hundreds of thousands over cookies rules

France’s knowledge privateness regulator CNIL on Thursday stated it had fined two Google items a complete of €100 million and an Amazon subsidiary €35 million for breaching rules on on-line trackers. The regulator stated the websites used cookies with out prior consent and didn’t present individuals with sufficient data on their use, and thus breached… Continue reading French knowledge watchdog fines Google, Amazon hundreds of thousands over cookies rules