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People vs GAFAM

La Quadrature du Net filed complaints against Google, Apple, Amazon and LinkedIn
No. 2, 28 Jan 2019 Issue

In May 2018, the French activist group, La Quadrature du Net, filed complaints with CNIL (the French data protection authority) against Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft, on behalf 12,000 individuals. This case is also based on the claim that internet platforms used a ‘forced consent’ mechanism.