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  1. 9 Ways to Prepare for a Future Without Cookie Tracking

    This is the same reason why many browsers automatically block third-party cookies, to ensure data collection services and the usage of visitor information are being entrusted to the right recipients. Regulators focus both on collection and usage of...

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

    The company said in a statement that it didn't knowingly gather or profit from the data collection, which was said to be the work of a rogue engineer. This settlement addresses privacy issues and protects the rights of people whose information was...

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

    In addition, the only laws that govern this data collection are Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs) which can be signed away with a TOS and a click of a button. But again we have the same issues as in privacy, that which is tracked is not...

  4. Facebook & Twitter Apps Exploited to Profit From Private Data

    The seller claims to have collected the information over a period of six months, meaning users might have changed their privacy settings between the time of collection and our verification. According to Shopov, he returned the data file to Facebook...

  5. Turns Out Google Didn't Actually Delete All Its UK Street View Data

    Google's WiFi data collection incidents gave the company a huge privacy black eye in numerous countries around the globe. Google had previously agreed to delete all the data it had gathered in the UK, but in a letter on Friday to the ICO, its...

  6. Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

    Congressman Ed Markey and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) have urged for a larger investigation into Google’s Street View data collection. In its ruling, the FCC accused Google of “deliberately” impeding and delaying the 17-month...

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

    Google has previously faced government scrutiny over the collection of wireless data by Street View teams all around the world. Google Stops Street View Data Collection After Canada, Spain Complaints Google Faces Oregon Class Action Lawsuit Over...