CNIL fines Criteo $44M for failure to comply with GDPR

Criteo, which specializes in tracking internet users for retargeting with display ads, allegedly failed to obtain proof of consumer consent for processing their data, according to French regulator, CNIL. Under European law, a third-party data companies like Criteo are required to take steps to verify that consumers have consented to have their data used. CNIL appealed to and got agreement from the other EU regulators.