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Apple faces fresh complaint in France over data privacy

Wednesday 10 March 2021 | 11:15 CET | News
France Digitale, an association representing 2,000 digital entrepreneurs and start-ups, has lodged a complaint against Apple with the French data protection watchdog Cnil, reports Le Figaro citing Nicolas Brien, CEO of France Digitale. The association is accusing Apple of violating Europe's GDPR and e-Privacy rules with practices linked to user data collection from devices running on the iOS 14 operating system. In a statement, Apple rejected the allegations, saying that it applies the highest standards and let customers refuse targeted adverting based on data tracking.

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