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  1. Microsoft Opens Online Scroogled Merchandise Store

    Their Scroogled campaign, targets Google for what they see as privacy related issues with Gmail, Chrome, the Google apps store, paid advertising and more. Once viewers do hit Scroogled.com, data collected for Microsoft by Answers Research show a 45...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

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

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

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

    Changing of Google Privacy Policy from US to EU. 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.

  6. 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...

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

    Clearly, users worry about their privacy. Without downplaying any of the privacy concerns, which are very real and warrant a closer look at search engine privacy practices, how much stock can we put into user sentiment that personalization is bad...

  8. The Trouble with Tribbles: Beyond Google’s Cookiegate Browser Settings Hype

    This is an incredibly important distinction, especially in light of Google’s plan to amalgamate their privacy policies and pool data across all services. No one knew Google would one day amalgamate data across all their services by merging them all...

  9. Google Won't Pause New Privacy Policy - Should They Have To?

    Questions over Google’s new privacy policy continue despite their best efforts to quell fears. In the letter to Article 29 Working Party chairman Jacob Kohnstamm, Google’s Global Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer notes they have not changed their...