France fines Microsoft €60m for imposing advertising cookies

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / December 22, 2022 17:44 / Tech

France’s data privacy regulator has fined tech giant Microsoft 60 million euros – the watchdog's largest fine of 2022 – for making it easier for users of its search engine to accept advertising cookies than to refuse them, and failing to conform to EU regulations.

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France domestic flights ban is not a "nonsense"

Author: Andrew Andrew / December 07, 2022 17:25 / Europe

Emmanuel Macron's plan to ban French domestic flights derided as 'complete and utter nonsense' by Global Airline Industry - Telegraph

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LVMH: Cybersurveillance firm monitored politicians, union leaders and activists

Author: Andrew Andrew / December 07, 2022 13:03 / Europe

Explosion of online data provides private security companies unprecedented access to personal information, - POLITICO

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Macron calls 'absurd' fears of chaos over possible blackouts this winter

Author: Andrew Andrew / December 06, 2022 20:57 / Europe

"We must not scare people. We must stop all that," Macron said. "We will get through this winter"

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Europeans better be prepared for outrages - The NYT

Author: Andrew Andrew / December 05, 2022 14:24 / Europe

"Bundle Up and Get Ready for Outages" says The New York Times, predicting Black Outs in some major European cities.

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Joint migrant management is crucial for EU - Mattarella

Author: Andrew Andrew / December 02, 2022 14:53 / Europe

The "management of migratory flows" is "a decisive and global issue" that "it seems vain to think can be eclipsed"

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Spain and France slam EU gas price cap

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / November 24, 2022 19:01 / Europe

The EU executive on Tuesday unveiled a gas "safety ceiling" of 275 euros

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Boost for Macron as he opens up 8-point lead over Le Pen

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / April 15, 2022 17:52 / Politics

Latest figures suggest incumbent president Emmanuel Macron has moved slightly ahead of his rival in second round voting intention With the race to win the French presidency reaching its final stage, the two second round candidates – Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen – are competing for every vote in what is expected to be a tight and tough contest.

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Genocide: legal term source of political controversy

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / April 14, 2022 19:24 / World

The reluctance of some European states to call out Russian atrocities in Ukraine as “genocide” has sparked tensions with Kyiv, but use of the precise legal term to describe the greatest of all crimes has long been a source of political contention.

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France prepares for first round of presidential polls

Author: Richard Richard / April 10, 2022 12:41 / Europe

1st round of 2022 French presidential elections will be held on Sunday

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