The French data protection authority has issued a 20,000 euros fine against a small French company

The French data protection authority, the CNIL, has issued a fine against a small company (9 employees) based in France. The amount of the fine was 20,000 euros and the reasons for it were the videosurveillance continuously recording the staff’s activities at their work station, without sufficient information being provided to the staff, lack of passwords while using the computers and use of the messaging system with a single, shared password.

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