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  1. 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. In 2011, Avinash Kaushik, one of the world's top analytics experts and an evangelist for Google, wrote...

  2. Google April Fools' Day Pranks 2012: 8-Bit Maps, Chrome Multitask Mode & More!

    We’re all holding our breath to find out whether any kangaroos will file privacy complaints with the Australian government. In 2006, the company announced Google Romance, a place where you can post all types of romantic information and, using...

  3. Search Marketing and Social Media in Regulated Industries

    Companies in healthcare and insurance need to ensure that their technology infrastructure, record-keeping, and privacy policies are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

  4. Search Engine Users Dislike Personalized Search But Like the Results

    While the debates around privacy and tracking rage on, the fact of the matter is that the search engines are answering the need for timely access to the most relevant information. Without downplaying any of the privacy concerns, which are very real...

  5. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    For a more complete timeline of Communications, Privacy and Internet Law, see SOPA on Miso Susanowa’s blog. In their closing, the White House was clear that they plan to continue moving forward with anti-piracy legislation, saying, “Moving forward...

  6. Search Industry Call to Arms: SOPA, Keyword Not Provided and Lying SEOs

    Hold their feet to the fire over privacy as the reasoning for withholding keyword data when they make it available to their advertisers. Essex is concerned that open industry might be at risk as brands tighten up privacy controls.

  7. Facebook F8 Wrapup: Timeline, Ticker, GraphRank for Users & Marketers

    There are obvious privacy concerns here and Facebook is no stranger to public floggings over privacy issues. They have recently introduced in-line privacy settings to help users control how content is shared.

  8. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    The document, or “strategy” is very long and outlines a million reasons why this would all be very good for us as citizens to use this “Identity Ecosystem,” words like "efficiency," "innovation," and "privacy" are used repeatedly throughout the...

  9. The Google+ Controversy & Virtual Worlds – A Question Of Identity

    The reasons people use a pseudonym are legion, but as we have observed in the (rather endless) series of privacy breaches coming out of Facebook, and the rise in identity theft rates, there's quite a lot of excellent reasons not to use wallet...

  10. Reputation Management: PR vs. Search vs. China’s Water Army

    Facebook has been in the spotlight recently as news of the social network hiring PR firm Burson-Marsteller in an alleged smear campaign on Google’s privacy issues went awry. As a brand marketer targeting China, it's easy to get local PR firms that...