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FRANCE—Cookies and security breach amendments to French DP Law

Last year, the French Parliament authorized the government to implement by way of “ordinance” the so-called “telecom package” of Directives of 25 November 2009 (2009/139/EC and 2009/140/EC). The draft text includes an amendment to the provision of the French Data Protection Act relating to cookies and other web beacons. The government just completed a public consultation on the text, and the CNIL’s opinion is forthcoming.

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