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Google Provides Vague Range of How Often FBI Seeks User Data

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Google has released figures on the number of FBI data requests. Google received less than 1,000 requests a year for the last four years, but it wasn't able to elaborate further due to restrictions placed by law enforcement agencies. Google has released figures on the number of FBI data requests. Google received less than 1,000 requests a year for the last four years, but it wasn't able to elaborate further due to restrictions placed by law enforcement agencies. 0 Comments

DOJ Extends Google-Admeld Acquisition Review

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Google has confirmed that the Department of Justice has made a “second request” for more information, as regulators continue to review whether the $400 million acquisition of display ad firm AdMeld gives Google an anti-competitive advantage. Google has confirmed that the Department of Justice has made a “second request” for more information, as regulators continue to review whether the $400 million acquisition of display ad firm AdMeld gives Google an anti-competitive advantage. 0 Comments

Suing Google over Yahoo

Yahoo's last ditch effort to generate additional revenue and thwart a hostile purchase from Microsoft might have provided sufficient impetus for a partnership six months ago, but we're a long way from the world we all knew then. The government, consumer watchdogs, and advertisers are all raising opposition to the Google-Yahoo ad deal. The drama is far from over. Yahoo's last ditch effort to generate additional revenue and thwart a hostile purchase from Microsoft might have provided sufficient impetus for a partnership six months ago, but we're a long way from the world we all knew then. The government, consumer watchdogs, and advertisers are all raising opposition to the Google-Yahoo ad deal. The drama is far from over. 0 Comments