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  1. Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

    He also found that plaintiffs failed to explain how their name, voice, signature, photograph or likeness was used by Google without their consent. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal's order. A lawsuit against Google over their universal privacy policy...

  2. FTC: Google Demoting Rankings of Competing Vertical Websites is Justifiable

    As a result, the FTC announced that “Google has agreed to a Consent Order that prohibits it from seeking injunctions against a willing licensee, either in federal court or at the ITC, to block the use of any standard-essential patents that the...

  3. Facebook-Datalogix Partnership to Track Offline Purchases by 100 Million+ Households

    In light of the recent consent order with Facebook, which resulted from the complaint brought by EPIC and other consumer privacy groups, it is critically important for the FTC to look closely at this proposal and to determine whether the company...

  4. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    EPIC sued Google earlier this month, claiming Google’s new policy violated a consent order Google signed with the FTC last year. Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts continue to prevent Google’s new privacy policy from being...

  5. Pot (Microsoft) Calls Kettle (Google) Black on Privacy

    We will not combine DoubleClick cookie information with personally identifiable information unless we have your opt-in consent. In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with Microsoft, information...

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

    Google also won't "combine DoubleClick cookie information with personally identifiable information unless we have your opt-in consent. The big change: Google clearly states that it will combine information from signed-in users from one product to...

  7. Google Buzz Settles Privacy Case With FTC As Plus1 Launches

    Google "will have to "obtain express affirmative consent" from users before sharing with any third parties. We'll receive an independent review of our privacy procedures once every two years, and we'll ask users to give us affirmative consent...

  8. Spies, Lies & Cold Hard Cash: Second Life Erupts In a War Over Privacy

    You know, the database of over 8 million (that's zFire's figure, and quoted in the JIRA copy) of people it has already scanned previously without their knowledge or consent. How about giving users fair warning by greeting them with a large, clear...

  9. Google Maps Spotcrime.com Mashup

    Theft - The act in which property belonging to another is taken without that person's consent. Shooting - The act of firing a weapon in order to hit, wound, or kill someone or something. No, this isn't the latest update of Google Maps Guide to...

  10. EFF Asks FTC To Limit How Long AOL Can Store Search Records

    I think that without very clear consent from the customer, that would be an unauthorized interception of your communications, and therefore a felony. PDF) asks for the FTC to: order AOL to refrain from collecting or storing logs of its users...