Progress

Current status
in force
20 Oct 2022 in force
26 Nov 2021 in force
26 Aug 2021 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
France
Policy Area
Data governance
Policy Instrument
Data protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
ML and AI development
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
data protection authority
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

20 Oct 2022
in force

Issued EUR 20 millions fine against Clearview AI over its illegal biometric data collection and processing practices

On 20 October 2022, the French Data Protection Authority, Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) issued a EUR 20 million fine to the facial recognition company Clearview AI after pursuing an investigation into its personal dat…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body data protection authority
26 Nov 2021
in force

CNIL issues ruling on its investigation into Clearview AI

On 26 November 2021, the French Data Protection Authority, Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) issued a ruling against the facial recognition company Clearview AI after pursuing an investigation into its personal data colle…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body data protection authority
26 Aug 2021
under deliberation

CNIL opens investigation into Clearview AI over its data collection practices

On 26 August 2020, the French Data Protection Authority, Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) opened an investigation into the facial recognition company Clearview AI over its personal data collection and biometric data proc…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body data protection authority