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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. Will Google's Proposed Search Fixes End EU Antitrust Case?

    EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia didn't offer a detailed account of what sort of concessions Google has agreed to. Most recently, the EU has questioned whether Googles's unified privacy policy is legal, and was sued by Foundem, which has...

  3. Is Google's Unified Privacy Policy Illegal in Europe?

    Google's privacy policies are under investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to see if they are illegal under UK law. The ICO has subsequently confirmed that an investigation is now underway.The ICO has launched an investigation...

  4. Google’s European Privacy & Antitrust Battles: An Update

    Joaquin Almunia, a European Competition Commissioner, told Reuters, "We are trying to determine whether the company holds a dominant position in Internet search. German website owners can use Analytics immediately, but must agree to Google’s...

  5. Google FTC Antitrust Probe Rumors Emerge as ITA Verdict Nears

    Bloomberg noted that "FTC Commissioner Thomas Rosch said in an interview last month he supported a probe of the dominant players in the Internet-search industry. In addition, two senators, Herb Kohl (D-Wis.and Mike Lee (R-Utah), on the Senate...