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Google to Leave Russia

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On the heels of the announcement that Google News will cease operation in Spain, the search giant will also be pulling out of Russia, as a result of a restrictive new law. On the heels of the announcement that Google News will cease operation in Spain, the search giant will also be pulling out of Russia, as a result of a restrictive new law. 0 Comments

Hidden From Google: New Website Reveals 'Forgotten' Search Results

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In the wake of recent European rulings on the "right to be forgotten", a new website has popped up. Called Hidden From Google, the goal of the website is provide a list of the censored search terms, censored links, and the source. A new website called Hidden From Google aims to reveal all the links search engines are forced to remove following the "right to be forgotten" ruling. 0 Comments

5 Fast Facts about the EU's Privacy Ruling on Google

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A European court has ruled that if Google wants to continue operating in Europe, the search giant must respect individuals' requests to remove data from the search results. Here are five facts you need to know about the "right to be forgotten." A European court has ruled that if Google wants to continue operating in Europe, the search giant must respect individuals' requests to remove data from the search results. Here are five facts you need to know about the "right to be forgotten." 0 Comments

New Google Search Layout Has No Underlines, Makes Titles Bigger

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Many Google users are seeing a new variety of search results. The redesign increases the font size for titles, removes underlines from links, uses a hard to read gray text, and also features a yellow ads label that has been spotted for months. Many Google users are seeing a new variety of search results. The redesign increases the font size for titles, removes underlines from links, uses a hard to read gray text, and also features a yellow ads label that has been spotted for months. 0 Comments

Pros & Cons of Directly Translating Multilingual Content vs. Using a Native Writer

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Should you translate, localize, rewrite, or use a combination of all of those? Here's a breakdown of some of the benefits and drawbacks of directly translating your content as opposed to having it rewritten by a native. Should you translate, localize, rewrite, or use a combination of all of those? Here's a breakdown of some of the benefits and drawbacks of directly translating your content as opposed to having it rewritten by a native. 0 Comments

Google Pays $7 Million to Settle Street View Snooping Case

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The settlement ends a case against Google which dates back to 2010, when it was revealed that the company's Street View camera units had been illegally snooping in on local Wi-Fi networks while the vehicles were taking pictures for the service. The settlement ends a case against Google which dates back to 2010, when it was revealed that the company's Street View camera units had been illegally snooping in on local Wi-Fi networks while the vehicles were taking pictures for the service. 0 Comments

Will Europe Force Google to Change How it Displays Search Results?

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Although Google escaped relatively unscathed from a U.S. antitrust investigation into its business practices by the FTC, Europe may bring a less favorable result for the dominant search engine, based on comments by the EU competition commissioner. Although Google escaped relatively unscathed from a U.S. antitrust investigation into its business practices by the FTC, Europe may bring a less favorable result for the dominant search engine, based on comments by the EU competition commissioner. 0 Comments

Google Closer to EU Antitrust Settlement

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Google is nearing a settlement with the Euroopean Commission regarding its search and advertising antitrust probe. Antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia says EU regulators have reached "a good degree of understanding between Google and the Commission." Google is nearing a settlement with the Euroopean Commission regarding its search and advertising antitrust probe. Antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia says EU regulators have reached "a good degree of understanding between Google and the Commission." 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 Won't Pause New Privacy Policy - Should They Have To?

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Google refuses to bend to EU regulators, who have asked the company to hold off on rolling out their new privacy policy. In the U.S., Google responded to a letter and attended a closed-door privacy briefing with members of Congress. Google refuses to bend to EU regulators, who have asked the company to hold off on rolling out their new privacy policy. In the U.S., Google responded to a letter and attended a closed-door privacy briefing with members of Congress. 0 Comments

Report: Google EU Antitrust Expands, Up to 9 Complainants

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The European Google antitrust investigation, which has been ongoing since November 2010, is continuing to grow. According to two sources familiar with the matter, five new thus far anonymous groups have registered new complaints against Google. The European Google antitrust investigation, which has been ongoing since November 2010, is continuing to grow. According to two sources familiar with the matter, five new thus far anonymous groups have registered new complaints against Google. 0 Comments