Google is appealing the ruling that was made in January, which also carried a 150,000 euro fine (about $200,000). Google also asked that the requirement to post a notice be put on hold pending the appeal, but that was denied. Hence the notice going up now.
The notice says in English, via a rough translation from Google Translate:
Release: the Restricted National Commission on Informatics and Liberties has condemned the company Google 150 000 euro fine for breaches and freedoms law. Decision reached at the following address: http://ift.tt/1kmlHWE
The statement includes a link to the ruling by the French privacy agency CNiL. I found getting the statement slow to load, which might suggest that CNiL isn’t quite prepared for the amount of traffic a Google home page link can generate.
The statement has to sta…