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Germany to Treat Google Like a Public Utility?

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German officials are planning to clip the wings of tech giants such as Google through heavier regulation. The country's Federal Cartel Office would be given powers to curtail Google's influence, were it decided that it had got too big for its boots. The country's Federal Cartel Office would be given powers to curtail Google's influence, were it decided that it had got too big for its boots. 0 Comments

Kiss Your Ads Goodbye: How Net Neutrality May Impact Content & Advertising

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Your initial instinct may be to gloss over the battle of Net Neutrality. However, proposed rules could directly impact the distribution of content, as well as the effectiveness of online advertising by businesses and brands unable to "pay to play." Your initial instinct may be to gloss over the battle of Net Neutrality. However, proposed rules could directly impact the distribution of content, as well as the effectiveness of online advertising by businesses and brands unable to "pay to play." 0 Comments

UK Reopens Google Street View Wi-Fi Investigation

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the company was fully aware the technology would grab users' data off Wi-Fi networks. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the company was fully aware the technology would grab users' data off Wi-Fi networks. 0 Comments

Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

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Google today filed a 17-page response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), accusing the government agency of causing delays that slowed down the Street View Wi-Fi data grab investigation and resulted in Google paying a $25,000 fine. Google today filed a 17-page response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), accusing the government agency of causing delays that slowed down the Street View Wi-Fi data grab investigation and resulted in Google paying a $25,000 fine. 0 Comments

Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

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Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission Wi-Fi data collection investigation, a U.S. lawmaker and the Electronic Privacy Information Center are calling for further investigations of Google. Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission Wi-Fi data collection investigation, a U.S. lawmaker and the Electronic Privacy Information Center are calling for further investigations of Google. 0 Comments