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

    Google has agreed to pay a settlement of $17 million to 38 U.S.states in order to end a probe into claims that it deliberately bypassed user privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser. Now the U.S.states have also secured a settlement, citing laws...

  2. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    First, Google has been making major steps to protect everyone's privacy, to prevent eavesdropping from government agencies throughout the world. While not ideal, many websites still had a decent chunk of keyword data from Google organic search...

  3. Remarketing Lists for Search Ads: 4 Smart Strategies

    You can't tell the user you know them: There are some very real privacy and policy issues at play. RLSAs are really flexible. As a feature it opens up a lot of potential strategies. This article will look at some smart strategies evolving for...

  4. Website Launch Checklist: 25 Things to Test Before Your Site Goes Live

    If your site is ecommerce, or you’re using encrypted pages to protect visitor privacy on a form or elsewhere, you’ll want to check your certificate on launch day. With that report, you can attack the issues and get the page into compliance.

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

    Google appears unmoved by the threat of a potential fine of up to £500,000 from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after it was told that it needs to update its privacy policies. We have today written to Google to confirm our findings...

  6. Google Pays $7 Million to Settle Street View Snooping Case

    This settlement addresses privacy issues and protects the rights of people whose information was collected without their permission. We work hard to get privacy right at Google. Google has reached a settlement which would end the firm's long...

  7. Eric Schmidt: Google Will Give Higher Rankings to Content Tied to Verified Profiles

    As all this new online identity reform frames place, more and more privacy and user security issues will begin to arise. He essentially predicts that privacy will cease to exist online. Aside from that, the rest of Schmidt's predictions seem bleak...

  8. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    But again we have the same issues as in privacy, that which is tracked is not private or anonymous and there are no laws that can prevent an IdP from doing what they would want with your information. So a year has come and gone in the NSTIC and the...

  9. Failure to Comply: Judge Orders Google to Reveal Paid Media Relationships

    It did, however, reveal a list of paid academic researchers in the fields of artificial intelligence, networking, privacy and security from top institutions such as Cambridge, Harvard, Princeton and Stanford.