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  1. 9 Ways to Prepare for a Future Without Cookie Tracking

    This is the same reason why many browsers automatically block third-party cookies, to ensure data collection services and the usage of visitor information are being entrusted to the right recipients. Regulators focus both on collection and usage of...

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

    The company said in a statement that it didn't knowingly gather or profit from the data collection, which was said to be the work of a rogue engineer. We work hard to get privacy right at Google. This settlement addresses privacy issues and...

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

    In addition, the only laws that govern this data collection are Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs) which can be signed away with a TOS and a click of a button. So a year has come and gone in the NSTIC and the issue of privacy seems to...

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

    He added, “We know the feeling, so today we’re making The YouTube Collection available for you in a new holdable version: DVD. Google’s practical jokes began a day early in 2012, with 8-Bit Google Maps, Chrome Multitask Mode making their debut...

  5. Yahoo Begins Honoring Browser Do-Not-Track Signals

    Here's how it works: When someone with Do Not Track activated visits any site where Yahoo has data collection in place, a signal is sent to Yahoo's servers. Three years ago, it created an Ad Interest Manager, giving users transparency and control...

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

    Focused Collection: Consumers have a right to reasonable limits on the personal data that companies collect and retain. Google was previously investigated over the collection of Wi-Fi data from private accounts by its Street View cars.

  7. The Trouble with Tribbles: Beyond Google’s Cookiegate Browser Settings Hype

    However, all of these groups are going to have to work together to find a better balance between privacy and the data collection required to offer the user experience people have come to expect. No one knew Google would one day amalgamate data...

  8. In Google We Trust (Your Identity)

    So what does the Data Collection System look like? Here is a draft from the FTC of how it sees your role in the data collection process. However, if you read the documents carefully you will see this “privacy” is only in relation to the data shared...

  9. SEOs Strike Out as Google Encrypts Signed-in Search Data

    However, it's also key to avoid any knee jerk reactions, there isn't going to be a large impact felt from this for some time, so instead of being something to worry about, it should simply provide further motivation to broaden data collection points.

  10. Facebook’s Cookiegate: Controversial Tracking Cookie is Back

    As we reported last week, lawmakers are pushing for an FTC investigation into Facebook’s privacy and data collection practices. The patent refers numerous times to “action log 160,” a collection of user data collected not only through their...

  11. Your Facebook Data File: Everything You Never Wanted Anyone to Know

    As we move into the era of the Open Graph and apps that autopost your activities, users are raising serious questions about data collection and privacy. See, Facebook wants you to feel safe and warm and fuzzy about controlling your own privacy.