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  1. Google Responds to 'Right to Be Forgotten' Questionnaire

    Additionally, Peter Fleischer of the Google Global Privacy Counsel said, "We also know some tough debates lie ahead. Personal information; In light of the most recent European ruling on the so-called "Right to Be Forgotten," Google issued a public...

  2. 5 Fast Facts about the EU's Privacy Ruling on Google

    As a controller, it's responsible for the links it provides in its search results, and Google should be compelled to remove them when they encroach on personal privacy. On May 13, the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the highest court in Europe...

  3. Google Pays $17 Million to Settle Apple Safari User Tracking Case

    We work hard to get privacy right at Google and have taken steps to remove the ad cookies, which collected no personal information, from Apple's browsers," Google said in a statement. Google has agreed to pay a settlement of $17 million to 38 U.S...

  4. Google Patents Pay-Per-Gaze Advertising

    The patent document notes that privacy would be taken into account. Personal identifying data may be removed from the data and provided to the advertisers as anonymous analytics," it said. Google has been granted patents for a device that could...

  5. Google Boldly Rejects UK Privacy Laws in Safari Snooping Case

    Google has told the UK High Court that it isn't subject to UK privacy laws because it is a U.S.company. What are they suggesting – that they will force Apple users whose privacy was violated to pay to travel to California to take action when they...

  6. Google to Pay $8.5 Million to Settle Search Query Privacy Case

    Google agreed to pay $8.5 million to a handful of nonprofits in a federal U.S.class-action settlement that claimed the search engine violated user privacy, according to MediaPost. If accepted by the court, the settlement will resolve allegations...

  7. Opinion: Search Engines Not Responsible for Deleting Personal Data From Index

    In the ruling, Jääskinen said that Google and other search engines are not subject to privacy requirements under existing European data protection law. Google doesn't have to delete sensitive personal information from its search engine index...

  8. Is Google Sucking the Life Out of Your Identity? Are They Alone?

    Put that together with the network of acquaintances and inter-entity relationships connected to you, and you'll realize how imaginary your sense of online privacy is. There's no longer any need to ensure that no PII (personal identity information...

  9. Weekly Rundown: Lost Google Image Search Traffic, Facebook Search Ads & More

    See "Google to Appeal Italian Privacy Ruling and Jail-Time Sentence" for more details on the case's history. What it Means to Your Personal Brand When You Connect on LinkedIn – Fast CompanyBefore you accept that invitation to connect on LinkedIn...

  10. Pros & Cons of the Top Mobile App Tracking Methods

    Further complicating matters are the ongoing changes and privacy concerns, making it difficult for marketers to choose a tracking technology with confidence. It can be removed or regenerated and is therefore much better aligned with privacy...