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  1. Google's Patrick Thomas Talks Controversial Content Ahead of SES San Francisco Keynote

    In that role, I worked with legislators, government officials, and non-governmental organizations to advance an open trade agenda to improve global economic growth and reduce poverty. Design Your Own Search Engine: Lessons from Tough Calls on...

  2. Google Reports Surge in Government Takedown Requests

    In this particular time period, we received court orders in several countries to remove blog posts criticising government officials or their associates. UK government officials also called on Google to remove content that portrayed the government...

  3. Google Spent $14.3 Million on U.S. Lobbying in 2012

    In 2010, those same companies spent $122.9 million lobbying governmental officials. The search giant spent its funds lobbying the U.S.government on patent, antitrust, and telecommunications issues. Lobbying the U.S.government has been a growing...

  4. Google, Bing & Yahoo Tracking the 2012 Presidential Election Results

    It is ironic since whenever I have met with our elected officials they are invariably thoughtful, well-meaning people. If you agree, pass it on to your newly elected officials. But because no matter what the outcome, our government will still be a...

  5. Google Buys Frommer’s Travel Guides in Yet Another Contested Move as a Content Publisher

    As Google expands beyond general search into content development in key search verticals, FairSearch.org encourages government officials to look closely at its ability to use its dominance in search and search advertising to steer users away from...

  6. Google Reveals Argentina, South Korea Investigations

    Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal reported that officials in South Korea are looking into the company's handling of mobile data and advertising. In 2010, officials raided the company's offices as part of its investigation in data collection by the...

  7. New Gmail, YouTube, Blogger Users Join Google+ by Default

    For their part, EFF's senior lawyer Lee Tien offered that the government would need new privacy laws or regulations to prohibit identity verifiers from selling user data or sharing it with law enforcement officials without a warrant.

  8. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    A so-called “blackout” is yet another gimmick, albeit a dangerous one, designed to punish elected and administration officials who are working diligently to protect American jobs from foreign criminals.

  9. Google Forced to Release WikiLeaks Volunteer's Gmail Info

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has previously warned U.S.citizens that their Facebook, Yahoo, and Google account information is quite accessible to U.S.government officials. In fact, law enforcement officials don’t even need a search warrant to...

  10. Google vs. the World: A Week of Conflicts, Disputes, and Lawsuits

    At the urging of U.S.and U.K.officials, YouTube this week removed "some" videos featuring videos of Yemen cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, the New York Times reported. From squabbles with the travel industry, to suing the U.S.government, and various privacy...

  11. Consumer Watchdog Believes Google 'WiSpy' Potentially Logged Homeland Security Data

    It said it sent its own crew in the neighborhoods of government officials whose houses had been captured on Street View. It provided the 19 pictures as well as the names of the officials (Harman and 18 Congressional members of the House Energy and...