Seriously, do you even read TFA ?
Under France’s stringent privacy laws, parents could face penalties as severe as a year in prison and a fine of €45,000 (£35,000) if convicted of publicising intimate details of the private lives of others — including their children – without their consent.
Eric Delcroix, an expert on internet law and ethics, said: “In a few years, children could easily take their parents to court for publishing photos of them when they were younger.”
This is rather different than your summary :
French authorities have warned parents in France of fines up to.....
He is a famous lawer arguing that this could happen, which is different than a formal statement from any official.