18 Feb 2013
European Agencies Plan to Sue Google Over Privacy Scandal
“At the end of a four-month delay accorded to Google to conform and promise to implement recommendations, no response has been forthcoming by the company,” said representatives of France's CNIL data protection agency. “The agencies recommend users should be more clearly informed and have better control of the data that Google services gather. Finally, they wish that Google gives information about how much time they store the data collected.”
The organization also talked about the European agencies’ plan to set up a working group to coordinate their “coercive actions.” The legal battle against Google could start before the summer.
European data protection agencies plan to meet next week to approve the CNIL-led action plan.