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CNIL sanction procedure overruled by the Court of Appeal

In late 2006, the French data protection authority issued a 30,000 euro sanction against Inter Confort for improper handling of objection requests to direct marketing via telephone. The sanction followed the CNIL’s onsite investigation of Inter Confort. Inter Confort challenged this sanction decision before the Court of Appeal (Conseil d’Etat) on procedural grounds.

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