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  1. In Google We Trust (Your Identity)

    In the NSTIC world, that data is all held in one or a few Identity Provider databases with all your online activities of ANY SITE that participates in the NSTIC online authentication system and maybe even outside of that (have you heard of the...

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

    At least four times, Barksdale spied on minors' Google accounts without their consent, including tapping into Google Voice call logs and accessing chat transcripts and contact lists. David Barksdale, a 27-year-old former Google engineer, repeatedly...

  3. User 927: U Are What U Seek: Search Engine Drama

    The logs were intended to help academic researchers, but they were posted on a public site. The story's central clue is the real-life online search log of an AOL subscriber — identified only as User 927 — that was released to the public two years...

  4. EFF Asks FTC To Limit How Long AOL Can Store Search Records

    PDF) asks for the FTC to: order AOL to refrain from collecting or storing logs of its users' search activity except where necessary incident to the rendition of AOL's services or the protection of AOL rights and property, and to refrain in any...

  5. Google Desktop Fears Overblown?

    If Google wants consumers to trust it to store copies of personal computer files, emails, search histories and chat logs, and still 'not be evil,' it should stand with EFF and demand that Congress update the privacy laws to better reflect life in...

  6. How The US Department of Justice May Analyze Search Data & Freedom Of Information Act Request For Disclosure

    My guess is that they want to pull a random sample of results from the query logs, then do some searching to see if they encounter pornography with porn filters switched on and off at each of the major search engines.

  7. AlmondNet Debuts "Post-Search" Search Behavioral Ad Network

    And there have already been search privacy issues raised about search query logs in general. The longer version of this story for Search Engine Watch members goes into more depth on privacy issues and looks more closely at how ads will be rotated...