'Excessively intrusive' | Amazon fined £27m by data watchdog over employee surveillance

Amazon fined £27m by data watchdog over employee surveillance

France’s data watchdog has fined Amazon’s French arm more than £27million over what it described as an "excessively intrusive" surveillance system set up to monitor the performance of staff.

The CNIL(Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés), France’s regulatory body overseeing data privacy, dished out the fine, equivalent to 35 million Euros, to Amazon France Logistique, which manages the behemoth’s warehouses in France.

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