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  1. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    First, Google has been making major steps to protect everyone's privacy, to prevent eavesdropping from government agencies throughout the world. While not ideal, many websites still had a decent chunk of keyword data from Google organic search...

  2. Remarketing Lists for Search Ads: 4 Smart Strategies

    You can't tell the user you know them: There are some very real privacy and policy issues at play. You can't see the stats separately: You can't segment search queries (or quite a lot of other helpful data, frankly) by audience.

  3. Website Launch Checklist: 25 Things to Test Before Your Site Goes Live

    If your site is ecommerce, or you’re using encrypted pages to protect visitor privacy on a form or elsewhere, you’ll want to check your certificate on launch day. Title Tags/Meta Data With that report, you can attack the issues and get the page...

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

    In our letter we confirm that its updated privacy policy raises serious questions about its compliance with the UK Data Protection Act. Google appears unmoved by the threat of a potential fine of up to £500,000 from the Information Commissioner's...

  5. Google Pays $7 Million to Settle Street View Snooping Case

    This settlement addresses privacy issues and protects the rights of people whose information was collected without their permission. We work hard to get privacy right at Google. Google has reached a settlement which would end the firm's long...

  6. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    But again we have the same issues as in privacy, that which is tracked is not private or anonymous and there are no laws that can prevent an IdP from doing what they would want with your information. So a year has come and gone in the NSTIC and the...

  7. Google April Fools' Day Pranks 2012: 8-Bit Maps, Chrome Multitask Mode & More!

    We’re all holding our breath to find out whether any kangaroos will file privacy complaints with the Australian government. Whether it's Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, or even the moon, Google Analytics will let you drill down into all sorts of data...

  8. Search Engine Users Dislike Personalized Search But Like the Results

    Clearly, users worry about their privacy. Another 39.1 percent said they liked the idea of personalized searches, but were worried about privacy. Without downplaying any of the privacy concerns, which are very real and warrant a closer look at...