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Japan warns Google that its new privacy policy may violate data protection laws

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The Japanese government has warned Google to tread carefully with its new privacy policy, as the controversial new regulations were rolled out today. Authorities in the country wrote to Google to express concern that its new approach to storing and using Internet user’s data could violate Japan’s data protection laws....
Japan warns Google that its new privacy policy may violate data protection laws

Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle Fire Forth A Fresh Antitrust Complaint About Google In The EU - Dubbing Android A Mobile Marketplace "Trojan Horse"

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FairSearch.org group, a lobby group that counts Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle among its number, has filed a complaint about Google’s Android platform to the European Commission, describing Android as a “Trojan horse” designed to enable Google to “dominate the mobile marketplace and cement its control over consumer Internet data for online advertising...
Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle Fire Forth A Fresh Antitrust Complaint About Google In The EU - Dubbing Android A Mobile Marketplace "Trojan Horse"

Google's Consolidated Privacy Policy Draws Fresh Fire In Europe

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Google is facing a privacy policy probe in Europe.  Last year Google consolidated more than 60 separate product privacy notices into one unified policy — combining the breadcrumbs of personal data left by users of different services so it could stockpile joined-up personal data as a strategy to rival Facebook’s walled garden. The move drew criticism...
Google's Consolidated Privacy Policy Draws Fresh Fire In Europe

Tech giants agree to new privacy rules

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Mobile apps will have to disclose how private data will be used before download under new agreementSix of the world's top consumer technology companies – including Apple, Google and Microsoft – have agreed that apps will provide greater privacy disclosures before users download them so as to protect consumers' personal...
Tech giants agree to new privacy rules

The EU Takes a Red Pen to Google's Privacy Policy

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As expected, European regulators today told Google they want some adjustments to its privacy policy, which was merged and revised at the beginning of this year as the company increasingly tries to bring all its services under one roof. Google CEO Larry Page It’s not necessarily clear that there are...
The EU Takes a Red Pen to Google's Privacy Policy

Google privacy policy slammed by EU data protection chiefs

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Commissioners say privacy changes effectively breach European law due to 'uncontrolled' and non-consensual data useGoogle's changes to its privacy policies have been criticised by 30 European data protection commissioners for resulting in 'uncontrolled' use of personal data without individual's clear consent, relating to their use of YouTube and Gmail.The commissioners...
Google privacy policy slammed by EU data protection chiefs

California cracks down on app developers for privacy

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Attorney General Kamala Harris is notifying mobile-app developers and companies that they must get in line with California law and post privacy notices for users or else face steep fines. [Read more]...
California cracks down on app developers for privacy

Q&A: FTC Chairman on How Web Start-ups Should Handle Privacy

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Following the FTC’s release today of a massive online privacy policy framework, I had a few minutes to chat with FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz. I asked him about the implications for Web and social media companies that use personal data. credit: Win McNamee, Getty Images News For context, the conversation...
Q&A: FTC Chairman on How Web Start-ups Should Handle Privacy
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