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Bing Launches Search Removal Request Form in Europe

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Microsoft's search engine Bing has finally responded to the recent European Court of Justice "right to be forgotten" ruling. Bing has created a form for people to use who want embarrassing things written about them to be removed from search results. Microsoft's search engine Bing has finally responded to the recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) "right to be forgotten" ruling. 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

Google Faces £500,000 Fine if Privacy Policy Isn't Changed by Sept. 20

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Google appears unmoved by the threat of a potential fine of £500,000 from the Information Commissioner's Office after it was told that it needs to update its privacy policies. The data watchdog says Google’s policies aren't in line with UK law. Google appears unmoved by the threat of a potential fine of £500,000 from the Information Commissioner's Office after it was told that it needs to update its privacy policies. The data watchdog says Google’s policies aren't in line with UK law. 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