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Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and others meet with UN's ITU for patent peace talks

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The world’s biggest tech companies are meeting today for a Patent Roundtable with the UN’s International Telecommunications Union in order to “assess the effectiveness of RAND (reasonable and non-discriminatory) – based patent policies.” The meeting will take place at the ITU headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and according to several reports...
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and others meet with UN's ITU for patent peace talks

What the ...?

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Dear Google users— You may be aware of press reports alleging that Internet companies have joined a secret U.S. government program called PRISM to give the National Security Agency direct access to our servers. As Google’s CEO and Chief Legal Officer, we wanted you to have the facts. First, we...
What the ...?

Google's legal and privacy chiefs have sentences overturned by Italian court

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Three current and former Google executives have been acquitted on appeal by an Italian court, over a depressing case that involved a video of an autistic child being bullied. Back in February 2010, the executives – legal chief David Drummond, privacy counsel Peter Fleischer and George Reyes, who was already...
Google's legal and privacy chiefs have sentences overturned by Italian court

Italy finally acquits Google execs convicted over user-uploaded video

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Three Google executives convicted in Italy of privacy law violations had their convictions overturned by an appeals court today. Google's Global Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, and former Chief Financial Officer George Reyes were convicted in February 2010 because of a...
Italy finally acquits Google execs convicted over user-uploaded video

An Interview with David Drummond of Google - The Atlantic

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An Interview with David Drummond of Google - The Atlantic

Google fires back, saying that there is no government access to its servers, period

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After an expose today in The New York Times placed several large tech companies as having set up secret ‘drop box’ type data stores for the NSA, Google’s chief legal officer David Drummond has fired back a missive. The statement says that the government has no access at all to...
Google fires back, saying that there is no government access to its servers, period

Google Offers Some Detail About How It Transfers Data to the Government

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On a day of damage control, the tech company's chief legal officer, David Drummond, talked about how it electronically sends user data in response to lawful requests....
Google Offers Some Detail About How It Transfers Data to the Government
Every Company Named In NSA Spying Case Has Now Denied Knowledge Of It
Google splits its stock, introduces a new class of shares
Larry Page & Google legal chief talk about the company's involvement in PRISM

Facebook, Twitter support Google's call for transparency in surveillance requests

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Facebook and Microsoft have joined Google in asking for greater transparency in surveillance requests, following widespread criticism of the U.S. government's surveillance programs and the role of the Internet companies.Twitter's General Counsel Alex Macgillivray also wrote in a message Tuesday on the service that Twitter supports efforts for more...
Facebook, Twitter support Google's call for transparency in surveillance requests

Google and publishers settle book scanning lawsuit

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Google has reached a deal to end its long-running court fight with major publishings houses over the company’s controversial decision to scan the world’s library books. In a joint statement released this morning, Google and the Association of American Publishers said they have formally resolved a copyright lawsuit that began in...
Google and publishers settle book scanning lawsuit

Two-Face: Will Google Become The New Patent Villain?

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Back in August of last year, Google was under attack. Some of their main rivals — namely, Apple and Microsoft — had teamed up to secure the Nortel patents, which Google was also vying for in order to protect Android. Google SVP and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond decided to take...
Two-Face: Will Google Become The New Patent Villain?

Data snooping: Google, Facebook, Microsoft and others stand by denials

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“What the …?” That’s the headline on a blog post by Google CEO Larry Page and legal chief David Drummond today, denying involvement in a government program called PRISM that allegedly gave the U.S. government broad access to tech company servers for purposes of U.S. intelligence gathering. They wrote, in...
Data snooping: Google, Facebook, Microsoft and others stand by denials

Google Legal Chief: Patent Reform a Balancing Act

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Google Inc.'s chief legal officer, David Drummond, said in visit to Seoul Tuesday that the company is walking a fine line as it seeks reforms in the U.S. patent system in an effort to reduce the amount of litigation around mobile computing software and devices....
Google Legal Chief: Patent Reform a Balancing Act

Larry Page: US government has no access to information on Google servers

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Google has denied involvement in a U.S. government surveillance program called Prism since news broke Thursday that the National Security Agency has been accessing the servers of some of the largest Internet companies, but now company executives insist they had never heard of the program."We had not heard of...
Larry Page: US government has no access to information on Google servers

Google Legal Chief David Drummond calls for a reform on software patents

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It is no secret that Mountain View-based Google has been in a flurry of legal proceedings over its Android operating system, along with the OEMs that use it. Consequently, Google has been vocal in the past about how it change in the patent system in the United States. Adding to...
Google Legal Chief David Drummond calls for a reform on software patents
Google sheds light on how it handles government requests for your email

RT @epelboin: RT @guerricp: David Drummond, VP de Google, s'inquiète du filtrage du Web en France http://bit.ly/dbu8RW #hadopi #loppsi

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RT @epelboin: RT @guerricp: David Drummond, VP de Google, s'inquiète du filtrage du Web en France http://bit.ly/dbu8RW #hadopi #loppsi

Social Networks Use Civil Disobedience To Protect User Data

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  Facebook and Google deserve the criticism they have received over the years for fumbling user privacy. But the two Internet giants, along with Microsoft and Yahoo, also deserve kudos for defying police requests for users' online communications. Defying Federal Law The companies have chosen civil disobedience over following federal...
Social Networks Use Civil Disobedience To Protect User Data

The Big Tent, and big ideas, arrive stateside

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The Internet has transformed society in so many ways, and that’s bound to continue. The aim of our Big Tent events is to bring together people with diverse views to debate some of the hot-button issues that transformation raises. This week we hosted our first Big Tent event stateside at...
The Big Tent, and big ideas, arrive stateside

North Korea asked for Android -- Google chairman on good tech and bad governments

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When Google chairman Eric Schmidt visited North Korea, party officials asked him to describe future updates to the company’s Android phone system. Schmidt refused but said this incident and others — including Iran’s plans for a “Halal internet” with no Israel — show how despotic leaders want to embrace technology...
North Korea asked for Android -- Google chairman on good tech and bad governments

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Is Getting A $6 Million Bonus On Friday (GOOG)

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Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, is getting a $6 million bonus on Friday, according to a new SEC filing the company made. Let's just say this: He earned it. Sure, Schmidt hardly needs the cash, thanks to his gigantic stake in Google, which is worth more than $6 billion after...
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Is Getting A $6 Million Bonus On Friday (GOOG)
Google settles with publishers after seven years of litigation surrounding its book-scanning service

Google Video trial to continue to Italian supreme court

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Three Google executives are heading back to court in Italy, where the prosecutor has appealed their acquittal on charges of allowing a video to be posted in breach of Italy's privacy laws, one of the Google execs involved said on Wednesday.Google's Senior Vice President David Drummond, Chief Legal Officer...
Google Video trial to continue to Italian supreme court
Facebook & Google CEOs Say NSA Spy Program Is News To Them

Microsoft in Android patent licensing deal with Pegatron

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Microsoft just announced another patent licensing agreement with a maker of Android and Chrome devices, Pegatron Corp., making more headway with its claims that the Google operating systems violate its intellectual property. The Redmond company says it now has licensing deals with four of the top five original design manufacturers...
Microsoft in Android patent licensing deal with Pegatron
Google: 'cannot say this more clearly,' no government access to servers

Motorola rulings put Google and Microsoft on a collision course over Android

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Microsoft has so far been waging its patent battle against Android indirectly, striking deals and going to court with makers of Android devices, not challenging Google itself. But it’s getting harder and harder for the two companies to avoid a direct fight over the issue. Here’s why. Authorities in China...
Motorola rulings put Google and Microsoft on a collision course over Android

Google Executive Convicted In Italy for Down’s Video

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MILAN (Reuters) - A Milan court convicted three Google executives on Wednesday for violating the privacy of an Italian boy with Down’s syndrome by letting a video of him being bullied be posted on the site in 2006. Google will appeal the six-month suspended jail terms and said the verdict...
Google Executive Convicted In Italy for Down’s Video
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