Google will appeal against a 150,000 euro ($205,300) fine issued by France's data-protection watchdog over how user information is tracked and stored, the U.S. search engine said on Wednesday.
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The privacy watchdog, known as CNIL, had objected to Google's method of combining data collected on individual users across services such as YouTube, Gmail and social network Google+. The move towards broad storage was introduced by Google in March 2012 and combined 60 privacy policies into one.
"We're now appealing their decision." ($1 = 0.7306 euros)