Latest Criticism of Google Stories

2012-03-29 15:23:53

Following the much discussed changes to their privacy policy earlier this month, Google unveiled a new feature on Wednesday that allows users of its 60+ websites and web tools to receive monthly updates showing a summary of their use of the search giant’s numerous services.

2012-03-12 16:46:49

While the political debate over Web privacy is just warming up in the US, a British watchdog group argues that Google’s recently revised privacy policy conflicts with the UK’s Data Protection Act.

Pew Survey Shows Google Is Dominant Search Engine Despite Privacy Concerns
2012-03-10 06:58:09

A survey released Friday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project indicates that the vast majority of Internet users are satisfied with the quality of their search engine and, not surprisingly, the majority of those satisfied users are faithful Googlephiles.

Google’s All-in-one Privacy Policy Goes Into Effect Today
2012-03-01 09:22:03

Despite stiff opposition and a warning from the European Union (EU) over possible law violations, Internet search giant Google has moved forward with its planned privacy policy changes that will centralize all the data it holds on particular individuals, claiming the changes will allow it to deliver better search results.

Advocates Call For FTC Investigation Into Google Privacy Violations
2012-02-09 09:47:55

Google’s plans to tie together data of users across services beginning in March has resulted in privacy advocates filing a federal lawsuit in the US District Court of the District of Columbia this week.

Privacy Changes For Google Services Are Ruffling Feathers
2012-02-02 09:49:32

Search giant Google has previously announced changes in its privacy policies starting on March 1 of this year. It is expected to fold 60 of its 70 existing product-privacy policies into one blanket policy which users cannot opt out of.

2012-01-27 13:44:32

A U.S. congressman announced Thursday that he and several colleagues would request a formal inquiry into Google’s new policies.

Google Recruits The Muppets To Advertise Google+ Hangouts
2011-12-26 09:30:30

Google, looking for new ideas to promote Google+ Hangouts on TV, has recruited the help of some of America’s favorite television icons -- The Muppets.

Feds Flood Google With Requests For User Data: Report
2011-10-26 04:37:26

The federal government has stepped up its requests to Google for personal information about its users, with the number of such requests rising 29 percent over the past six months.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]