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Google Privacy Practices Being Investigated By European Union
2013-04-02 14:38:39

Six European data protection agencies are preparing possible legal action against search engine giant Google over its alleged failure to make changes to its privacy policy, according to an announcement on Tuesday.

Google Privacy Policy Must Change Says EU
2012-10-16 19:05:43

The European Union is expected to tell Google that it must unravel its current privacy policy to conform to new standards set for EU countries.

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2012-07-11 11:17:20

Fresh off a record-setting $22.5 million fine from the American FTC, Google now has to wait until September before hearing their fate from a European regulator.

Google Promises to Cooperate with Safari-Related Privacy Probes
2012-03-18 05:21:57

Google, who last month admitted to bypassing the privacy setting of Apple's Safari Web browser, has pledged to cooperate with American and European probes into their actions.

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2011-03-21 14:02:24

France's data privacy regulator said on Monday that Google would be fined $142,000 for the private information it collected while compiling its Street View service.

2009-07-09 14:29:00

MCLEAN, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in its history, the French National Commission for Data Protection and the Liberties (CNIL) has granted approval to a private testing company -- the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) -- to collect biometric data as part of its efforts to ensure the highest level of security for the GMAT exam.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.