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

    Google appears unmoved by the threat of a potential fine of up to £500,000 from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after it was told that it needs to update its privacy policies. Google pushed ahead with a number of major policy changes...

  2. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin from the Commission Nationale de L'informatique et Des Libertes (CNIL), which is leading the Article 29 Working Party's investigation into Google's changes, said Google’s new privacy policies don’t conform to European laws.

  3. Google, Apple, Microsoft Agree to Mobile App Privacy Changes

    Less than a week after a Federal Trade Commission report condemned the lack of privacy policies and disclosures from mobile application providers, Google, Apple, Microsoft, HP, Research In Motion (RIM) and Amazon have agreed to improve privacy...

  4. FTC on Mobile Apps: Will Android, Apple Please Think of the Children?

    The Federal Trade Commission has released the results of a staff report complaining that mobile applications for children lack privacy policies and disclosure. The report, Mobile Apps for Kids: Current Privacy Disclosures Are Disappointing, said...

  5. New Google Privacy Policy Combines User Data From All Google Services

    Google is reducing more than 60 privacy policies for all its products (e.g.search, YouTube, Gmail, Calendar), down to one main “simplified” easy-to-read policy as of March 1. At a time when the European Commission is proposing to significantly...

  6. Renewed Calls for Privacy Law Following Facebook FTC Settlement

    Facebook shared user IDs with advertisers, allowing them to tie Facebook data to information gleaned about users on other sites, according to the Federal Trade Commission, which unveiled a privacy settlement with the company yesterday.

  7. FTC Finalizes Settlement of Google Buzz Privacy Issues

    In additional to the third-party audits, Google will have to: show privacy warning in a more prominent position, especially when user information is shared without the user specifically requesting such sharing; simplify or provide easier access to...

  8. Google’s European Privacy & Antitrust Battles: An Update

    The European Commission is still determining Google’s degree of dominance, Google is providing an WiFi location opt-out service; Google has announced that it will delete 3.6 million Dutch WiFi SSIDs, and Google Analytics has been un-banned in...

  9. My Encounter With Search Spam On Blogger

    You agree to not use the Service to: (a) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or...