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

    Google pushed ahead with a number of major policy changes last year, causing uproar at the time, and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) vowed to investigate.Now, in an update on its work, the data watchdog said it believes Google’s...

  2. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    Fla.and two watchdog groups –  Consumer Watchdog and the Electronic Privacy Information Center – began pushing the FTC to investigate whether Google violated a privacy settlement the FTC signed with Google last year.

  3. Consumer Watchdog Believes Google 'WiSpy' Potentially Logged Homeland Security Data

    In the long list of legal issues Google is facing at the moment, here's another one to add to the record: Consumer Watchdog suspects the Mountain View-based company to have picked up unprotected payload data (i.e.

  4. FTC approves Google's acquisition of DoubleClick

    When the deal was announced, three privacy watchdog groups asked the FTC to investigate the potential implications on user privacy. Not everyone will be so thrilled though, as privacy concerns will no doubt be discussed in the media for some time...

  5. Search Engines And Legal Issues

    The action came in response to a deceptive advertising complaint made last year by watchdog group Commercial Alert. Online Search Engines Help Lift Cover of Privacy Washington Post, Feb. Privacy And User Information

  6. The 404 Effects of 9/11

    This list, from activist watchdog OMB Watch, provides an inventory of U.S.government information that has been withheld since the Sept.terrorist attacks. While it's impossible to know the full scope, a number of watchdog sites are documenting the...