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

    We are confident that our new simple, clear and transparent privacy policy respects all European data protection laws and principles. A lawsuit against Google over their universal privacy policy has been dismissed by a California judge.

  2. Is Google's Unified Privacy Policy Illegal in Europe?

    The move comes after French data protection regulatory CNIL confirmed that Google had made no attempt to meets it concerns over its renewed privacy policies, first unveiled in March 2012, despite its numerous complaints that the changes were...

  3. Google Privacy Director Alma Whitten Resigns

    The privacy and security teams, and everyone else at Google, will continue this hard work to ensure that our users' data is kept safe and secure. Whitten ascended to the position of privacy director in the wake of the furore created by revelations...

  4. Supercharge Your Conversion Rate Optimization: How to Structure CRO & Win

    Shorten Privacy Policy and Small Print: Make the small print useful and human friendly. In many respects conversion rate optimization requires as much specialist skill as technical search engine optimization (SEO); with an acute understanding of...

  5. Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

    Markey has spoken out against Google before, most recently opposing Google's new privacy policy. Congressman and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) are calling for further investigations of the search giant.

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

    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 when our actions say it is just oh so good?

  7. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    We are confident that our new simple, clear and transparent privacy policy respects all European data protection laws and principles," Peter Fleischer, Google's global privacy counsel, wrote in response to CNIL.

  8. 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...

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

    At a time when the European Commission is proposing to significantly enhance the protection of consumer privacy, Google need to be absolutely transparent about the data they capture and how it is used," Nick Pickles, director of privacy and civil...