Mexico says may sanction Google over data protection breach


  • TECH
  • Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015

PRIVACY CHALLENGES: IFAI said it had taken the step following a request from an unidentified person who had asked Google Mexico to erase his personal data from the search engine and to stop using it.

MEXICO CITY: Mexico's federal transparency body said it had initiated proceedings to impose sanctions on the Mexican unit of Google Inc for possible breach of the country's data protection law. 

The Federal Institute for Information Access and Data Protection (IFAI) said it had taken the step following a request from an unidentified person who had asked Google Mexico to erase his personal data from the search engine and to stop using it. 

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