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