Latest Criticism of Google Stories

2008-10-06 09:00:20

By Kevin J. O'Brien For more than a year, European data privacy officials have been battling with U.S.-based Internet search engines, trying to get them to conform to European restrictions on the storage of personal information gleaned from the Web. Now, as the U.S.

2008-09-14 12:00:13

By Joe Nocera A few days ago, a lawyer representing an entrepreneur called Dan Savage sent the U.S. Department of Justice a nine-page, 4,000-word letter.

2008-09-10 03:00:10

In writing this editorial, we added a half-dozen Google searches to the 65 million that are made on the Internet search engine each hour around the world. We could have clicked on ads that brought Google nearly $20 billion during the last four quarters.

2008-09-09 13:45:00

In response to continued pressure from the EU over its privacy policy, Google will halve the amount of time it stores users' personal search data.

2008-09-08 00:00:05

By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - When Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google Inc. on Sept. 7, 1998, they had little more than their ingenuity, four computers and an investor's $100,000 bet on their belief that an Internet search engine could change the world.

2008-09-07 00:00:08

By Emily Dugan Google once reviled computer superpowers but domination is just what it is achieving - and goodwill is evaporating, finds Emily Dugan There are not many companies whose trade names have become verbs. And there must be even fewer who would view this as a cause for concern.

2008-08-15 03:00:16

By Swartz, Nikki A European advisory body has determined that there is no reason for search engines to retain search information for longer than six months.

2008-08-01 06:00:19

By Saul Hansell Many things are scarier when they are in the shadows. This is especially true when it comes to the ways big companies gather and use data about us.

2008-07-31 18:00:26

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Google is under fire for issuing contradictory statements on privacy: In California, Google responded to California State Assemblyman Joel Anderson's (R-San Diego) concerns about Google's privacy policies yesterday by stating that "Google takes privacy very seriously." However, in Pennsylvania court documents released the same day, Google stated "privacy does not exist." Google's privacy statements yesterday came on the heels of comments...

2008-07-16 00:00:08

Websites such as YouTube should be subject to increased regulation to protect intellectual property rights, according to a leading media lawyer.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).