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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

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

Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

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Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts continue to prevent Google’s new privacy policy from being implemented this Thursday, March 1. French regulators call the policy unlawful while privacy group EPIC continues its fight. Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts continue to prevent Google’s new privacy policy from being implemented this Thursday, March 1. French regulators call the policy unlawful while privacy group EPIC continues its fight. 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

Google to Talk Privacy Policy in Private with Congress

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The great Google privacy policy change freak out continues. In the latest developments, Google has defended its changes in a letter to Congress, and will send two Google reps to Washington, D.C., to give a “closed-door briefing” on the new policy. The great Google privacy policy change freak out continues. In the latest developments, Google has defended its changes in a letter to Congress, and will send two Google reps to Washington, D.C., to give a “closed-door briefing” on the new policy. 0 Comments

Make Sure Your Promotion Is Legal

Jumping into sponsoring a promotion without first thinking through the potential legal issues involved could lead you into trouble. Here are some things to keep in mind. Jumping into sponsoring a promotion without first thinking through the potential legal issues involved could lead you into trouble. Here are some things to keep in mind. 0 Comments

PPC Landing Pages: PPC Visitors Have ADD

The first and most important objective of the landing page is to convince the visitor that they've come to the right place. If this crucial first step doesn't happen, most visitors will hit the back button and click on one of your competitor's ads. The first and most important objective of the landing page is to convince the visitor that they've come to the right place. If this crucial first step doesn't happen, most visitors will hit the back button and click on one of your competitor's ads. 0 Comments

SearchDay Newsletter - Frequently Asked Questions

SearchDay is a free daily newsletter from Search Engine Watch featuring web search news, reviews, tools, tips, and search engine headlines from across the web. SearchDay is a free daily newsletter from Search Engine Watch featuring web search news, reviews, tools, tips, and search engine headlines from across the web. 0 Comments