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  1. Privacy Group Sues FTC to Stop New Google Privacy Policy

    Federal Trade Commission in the hopes of stopping the new Google privacy policy, which is set to become effective March 1. Google announced plans to consolidate more than 60 policies into one “simplified” easy-to-read privacy policy, that Google...

  2. New Google Privacy Policy Combines User Data From All Google Services

    A new unified Google privacy policy is coming in March. The key to this privacy policy is that you are providing everything Google knows about you. The only change for Google Analytics users under the new privacy policy is that now, information...

  3. FTC Finalizes Settlement of Google Buzz Privacy Issues

    Concerns with Buzz's privacy policy were brought up shortly after this Google mini-blogging service was released in 2010. The FTC has approved its settlement with Google that addresses improper privacy disclosure during the release of Buzz.

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

    Just last week, Google settled its case with the FTC over Buzz, a deal which forces Google to submit to biannual privacy audits for 20 years. In addition, two senators, Herb Kohl (D-Wis.and Mike Lee (R-Utah), on the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on...

  5. Google Buzz Settles Privacy Case With FTC As Plus1 Launches

    The order says this disclosure has to be done in addition to any written privacy policy, end user license agreement, or "terms of use" page. Google settled its case with the FTC over the forced joining to Buzz for a brief period after its launch...

  6. Google vs. the World: A Week of Conflicts, Disputes, and Lawsuits

    PaidContent said this indicates they have objections to AdWords' trademark policy, which allows rivals of trademark owners to buy their keywords and then use those words to advertise against them. Plus, as we noted earlier today, Google is in a...

  7. Google to Pay $8.5 Million in Buzz Privacy Class Action Settlement

    In addition, Google has committed $8.5 million to an independent fund, most of which will support organizations promoting privacy education and policy on the web. We will also do more to educate people about privacy controls specific to Buzz.

  8. Twitter DM Insecurity, SEO Tips, Latest on Google, Yahoo & Bing - Search Week in Review for Oct. 9, 2010

    Critics Strike At Google's New 'All-It-Can-Eat' Privacy Policy - MediaPost Jeff Hayzlett, Celebrity CMO and Best-Selling Author, Says 'Buzz is not sales! Google AdSense Publisher Complaining About Recent Earnings GOOG-411 Done; Privacy Complaint

  9. Privacy Roundup: Google Street View, French Law, and Congressional Hearings

    Vice President of Policy and Head of Privacy Anne Toth today testified at the House Energy & Commerce Committee subcommittee's "Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices and Consumer Expectations. Privacy concerns are ever-present, but the past...