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

    Ensure your privacy policy is up to date and fully transparent. Ensure correlating verbiage between your privacy policy and acceptable use policy are complementary. This is the same reason why many browsers automatically block third-party cookies...

  2. Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests

    These requests aren’t always from the usual suspects either; Western democracies not typically associated with censorship are participating in the requested removal of political content, says Google’s Senior Policy Analyst, Dorothy Chou.

  3. SEO Services Buyer’s Guide: Key Components of a Work Agreement

    A dispute resolution policy can help prevent problems from spiraling out of control and degenerating into a public argument that can harm both parties (especially true in the online world). This is based on my own experience having bought and sold...

  4. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    The privacy policy change mainly affects users with a Google Account, and you can continue to use many of our services — including Search, Maps and YouTube — when you are logged out. Our preliminary analysis shows that Google's new policy does not...

  5. Privacy Group Sues FTC to Stop New Google Privacy Policy

    Google announced plans to consolidate more than 60 policies into one “simplified” easy-to-read privacy policy, that Google said “makes clear that, if you’re signed in, we may combine information you've provided from one service with information...

  6. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    Just two years ago in 2009, in the name of Internet freedom, Google refused to go along with South Korea’s Real ID/Real Name policy. Wait though, isn’t Google’s real name policy about marketing? The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in...

  7. Sharing Netflix Password Could Make Jailhouse Rock

    RIAA executive president of public policy Mitch Glazier told the AP that the bill is a necessary protective measure as digital technology evolves. If people use less than $500 of services they would face a fine and up to a year in jail for a first...

  8. Google Releases White Paper Criticizing Countries Blocking Internet Access

    In their Public Policy blog, Google discusses their release of a white paper that explores how " governments impose limits on the free flow of information online. With China evidently in its sights, Google has released a policy paper contending...

  9. Google Social 'Layers', Google Fires Teen Stalker, Facebook/Microsoft Search Deal Rumor & More Search News

    Talks: 10 Things You Don't Know About Online Advertising - Google Public Policy Blog. Yahoo Connected TV lets users interact with Internet content and services while they watch TV. Chairman Charles Zhang says Facebook's services will be "copied and...

  10. Facebook Places Banks On Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp, Booyah Steam

    Facebook did not give an indication of the time scale for deployment in other countries, the policy being to "roll out when we feel we're ready," Zuckerberg commented. When asked about the implication of having local business listings firm Localeze...

  11. Google, Verizon Outline 7-Point Proposal Towards An Open Web

    The post was co-signed by Google director of public policy, Alan Davidson, and Verizon executive vice president of public affairs, policy, and communications, Tom Tauke. Under such a provision, "wireline broadband providers would not be able to...