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2010-10-19 06:00:00

The Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD) announced on Monday that it had filed a lawsuit against Google for allegedly violating the country's data protection laws.

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2010-09-21 07:35:00

The government of Germany has called on Google Inc and other providers of online navigation services to create a set of voluntary data protection guidelines for services such as Google’s “Street View” by the end of the year.

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2010-09-20 09:15:00

As officials from the German government met on Monday to discuss privacy issues centering around Google's Street View service, weekly news magazine Der Spiegel reported that "several hundred thousand people" have told the California-based technology corporation that they do not want their homes and businesses featured on the mapping service.

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2010-09-15 07:51:28

Google Inc has been barred from collecting new images in the Czech Republic to update its Street View feature, a spokesperson said Tuesday, becoming the latest setback in the search giant’s mapping service.

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2010-08-10 10:40:38

The Seoul-based South Korean headquarters of Google were raided by police this morning as part of an investigation into whether or not the company violated data protection or privacy laws by collecting unauthorized user data through their Street View cars.

2010-08-09 13:31:00

Is Internet Giant's Technology Being Used to Spy On Americans? WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FBI and DEA are now making extensive use of Google Earth, according to federal spending records.

2010-07-22 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today unveils some big changes to the award-winning Red(TM) entertainment platform, which will allow travelers access to a host of new amenities, including next generation, enhanced terrain view Google Maps, an open tab service for the airline's one-of-a-kind on-demand menu and the first ever seatback in-flight digital shopping platform.

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2010-07-22 10:00:00

A coalition of 37 state attorney generals, led by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, is pressuring officials at Google to release the names of engineers responsible for code that obtained personal information through unsecured wi-fi networks.

2010-07-19 14:33:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing new information about Google's classified government contracts and the Internet giant's admitted Wi-Spying activity, Consumer Watchdog today said it is more imperative than ever for the Energy and Commerce Committee to conduct hearings into possible privacy violations by Google. In a letter to Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and Ranking Member Joe Barton, the nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group's John M.


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