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Opinion: Search Engines Not Responsible for Deleting Personal Data From Index

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Google and other search engines don't have to delete sensitive personal information from their indexes because they aren't subject to privacy requirements under existing European data protection law, according to one advocate general. Google and other search engines don't have to delete sensitive personal information from their indexes because they aren't subject to privacy requirements under existing European data protection law, according to one advocate general. 0 Comments

Cookie Crunch: Complying with the EU ePrivacy Directive in the UK

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A long Directive requires brands to get "consent" before tracking consumers. If your UK site isn't compliant yet, you've probably got a breathing space (unless your traffic levels are high and the ICO's noticed you). Here are five ways to comply. A long Directive requires brands to get "consent" before tracking consumers. If your UK site isn't compliant yet, you've probably got a breathing space (unless your traffic levels are high and the ICO's noticed you). Here are five ways to comply. 0 Comments

Google Struggling to Create System to Comply with UK ePrivacy Directive

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Google has admitted to struggling with creating a system to abide by new cookie laws due to the sheer number of its products affected by the rules. The ePrivacy Directive requires web sites to gain explicit consent from visitors to install cookies. Google has admitted to struggling with creating a system to abide by new cookie laws due to the sheer number of its products affected by the rules. The ePrivacy Directive requires web sites to gain explicit consent from visitors to install cookies. 0 Comments