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Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

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A US Magistrate in San Jose has dismissed a class action lawsuit challenging Google's universal privacy policy, finding that plaintiffs failed to prove any injury caused by Google's co-mingling of their data across all services used. A US Magistrate in San Jose has dismissed a class action lawsuit challenging Google's universal privacy policy, finding that plaintiffs failed to prove any injury caused by Google's co-mingling of their data across all services used. 0 Comments

Google Faces $400K Fine in France Over Privacy Policy

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Google has not responded in a timely manner to the French data protection authority's demand that it make changes, and will now face sanctions in the form of a fine of more than $400,000. Google maintains their policy respects European laws. Google has not responded in a timely manner to the French data protection authority's demand that it make changes, and will now face sanctions in the form of a fine of more than $400,000. Google maintains their policy respects European laws. 0 Comments

Is Google's Unified Privacy Policy Illegal in Europe?

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Google's revised privacy policy is under investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and five other European agencies. The search giant has so far refused to take any action to appease privacy and data protection concerns. Google's revised privacy policy is under investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and five other European agencies. The search giant has so far refused to take any action to appease privacy and data protection concerns. 0 Comments

Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

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Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts continue to prevent Google’s new privacy policy from being implemented this Thursday, March 1. French regulators call the policy unlawful while privacy group EPIC continues its fight. Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts continue to prevent Google’s new privacy policy from being implemented this Thursday, March 1. French regulators call the policy unlawful while privacy group EPIC continues its fight. 0 Comments