The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
As a first step of the formal action, the German data protection authority offered Google a hearing opportunity to comment on the allegations. Google was given until mid-August to make its case at a hearing with the Hamburg commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Johannes Caspar. A similar procedure was followed by the French National Commission on Computing and Liberty (CNIL).
Spain's privacy regulator has als o notified Google of its intention to impose sanctions if Google does not comply with Spanish law.
French CNIL announced last month