Last February, the CNIL explained that transfers to the United States of data collected by Google Analytics were, as it stands, illegal.
“ Is it possible to configure the Google Analytics tool so as not to transfer personal data outside the European Union? asks the CNIL in a frequently asked question. The answer is clear: Nope “.
Developer David Libeau decided to look into the French press and, unsurprisingly, the “ result is disastrous ” : on “ about fifty French media sites, almost all of them still embed Google Analytics “.
“ Bad students are everywhere […] I only managed to find one medium that does not exfiltrate personal data with a tool like Google Analytics or similar: the Next INpact information site “.
Following this analysis, he announces that he has filed 42 complaints with the CNIL.