[Rfi] France fines Google over data protection

Internet giant Google has been forced to display a message on the homepage of its French website saying it has been fined for not meeting France's data protection standards. [...]

The punishment is more harmful to Google's reputation than to its finances, Jérémie Zimmermann the co-founder of online citizens' advocacy group La Quadrature du Net told RFI.

http://www.english.rfi.fr/americas/20140209-france-fines-google-over-dat...