Governments requested data over 25,000 times from Google in the first six months of 2013, the search giant has revealed. Data released by Google as part of its twice-yearly transparency report shows that requests rose from 21,389 to 25,879 between...
When Mayer was asked "What are you doing to protect us from tyrannical governments? After being here for three days, you could definitely feel the energy spike (and security too) as two influential speakers were set to appear.
Site security used to be the stuff of big companies and governments, but with so many WordPress users attacked almost daily (and often en masse) and "hacking's" ability to take your site out of your most lucrative SEO positioning, can you afford...
According to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, travel and tourism dollars generate over a billion dollars in annual revenue for Oklahoma's state and local governments and help to support almost 80,000 jobs.
The first day of school is determined by the school district, or state governments. Predictable measureable "micro-event": The first day of school (which is set by school district or state governments).
We have long pushed for transparency so users can better understand the extent to which governments request their data – and Google was the first company to release numbers for National Security Letters.
Governments began establishing regulations regarding what financial information could be stored, by whom and how. In the early days of the Internet, few people had much concern about online security, in terms of their personal information.
Anonymity is threatening to governments. I talked about how Google+ provided a hub by which users could be tied to their websites, content, other users, employers, or locations.virtually any entity, with any attribute.
Going forward, the EFF said that it hopes social networking sites and web application developers will continue to work to make sure that users are given protections and that data is handled responsibly when working with governments.
In more places than ever, we've been asked by governments to remove political content that people post on our services. From July to December 2012 Google received 2,285 government requests to remove content from its platforms, an all-time high.
It's one thing for governments, who have some legitimacy in what they're doing, but have other people doing it.it's not going to happen. Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt took some time out of his busy schedule this weekend to tell the...
Governments, he says, will find it "too risky" to have thousands of citizens "anonymous, untraceable and unverified" online, suggesting they will want to require verification of all online accounts at some level of government.
Google has followed up last week's transparency report update – which revealed that government requests have risen by 70 percent over the last two years – with a little more information on how it deals with and why it responds to government data...
Governments from around the world made 1,858 requests for Twitter data during the second half of 2012 – up from 849 requests in the first half. Twitter's transparency report shows that governmental requests for data have grown over the course of 2012.
Governments and solution providers, especially in the EU, have come to terms with what it means to be compliant and are working on very creative solutions that should provide a nice compromise for 2013.
News of the tax dodging comes as governments from around the world begin decrying corporate tax avoidance. Google shifted $9.8 billion in revenue to Bermuda in order to avoid paying $2 billion in global taxes, Bloomberg reported.
Governments everywhere are opening up their data to the public and third-party developers. The Open Data idea is a genuine worldwide movement, spanning governments, businesses, and nonprofits complete with conferences, app developer challenges, and...
Google has slammed an upcoming meeting of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), set for Dec.in Dubai, which the company says will give governments the chance to set new regulations without input from citizens and user advocacy groups.
Capable SEO, digital agencies, and technology consultants that understand the issues and approaches to implementing enterprise SEO are well positioned to sell in this crucial service to federal, state, and local governments.
Saying Google hates SEOs would be like saying governments would hate citizens who self-trained themselves to follow all the rules. Why do so many use our terms so incorrectly? And does Google really hate SEOs?