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  1. Google Faces £500,000 Fine if Privacy Policy Isn't Changed by Sept. 20

    Fining alone is not enough, there will have to be a mixture of fines and prohibitions. However, in response, Google issued a vague statement claiming it does adhere to UK laws, but it made no direct comment about the ICO's letter or its contents...

  2. Search Week in Review for May 7, 2011

    Top YouTube Videos of Canada Election 2011 by Greg Jarboe The General Election in Canada on Monday, May 2, 2001, could turn out to be a real nail biter, but Canadians who tweet or post local results from the national election online before polling...

  3. FCC Targets Google Over Wi-Fi Data Collection

    If Google is found to have intentionally violated laws to prevent electronic eavesdropping, the company could face fines of up to $50,000 for each violation. Google escaped an FTC investigation without incurring any penalties, but now they face a...

  4. Google Stops Street View Data Collection After Canada, Spain Complaints

    Depending on what happens in Madrid's legal system, Google could be slapped with some hefty fines. Canada's privacy commissioner yesterday declared that Google violated the country's privacy laws, which followed news that Spain's Data Protection...

  5. UK Govt. Want To Flog Floggers

    Apart from the fines involved there is also the possibility of jail time. The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 include some interesting laws that will impact web marketing as Judith Lewis of London-based SEO Chicks reports.