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

    This will make it difficult for the ICO, and indeed the European Commission, to find an appropriate remedy that will act as a deterrent. However, in response, Google issued a vague statement claiming it does adhere to UK laws, but it made no direct...

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

    Federal Trade Commission closed its 19-month search antitrust probe earlier this year after deciding that Google's demotion of competing websites was justifiable. Google has submitted proposals to address European Union (EU) concerns that the...

  3. Scroogled Rises: Microsoft Back on Attack as Google Faces New Antitrust Complaint

    We are asking the Commission to move quickly and decisively to protect competition and innovation in this critical market. In an interview with the New York Times, European Union’s antitrust chief, Joaquín Almunia, noted one solution to deal with...

  4. FTC to Drop Vertical Search Antitrust Case Against Google? No Consumer Harm Found

    As European Commission vice chairman Joaquin Almunia has indicated publicly, the evidence clearly shows Google's search bias and manipulation of the display of results in favour of its own products and away from other services is a violation of...

  5. Google Told to Fix 4 Areas in Search, Advertising to End Antitrust Inquiry

    The senators also called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to step up its investigation by considering both the issues they have previously raised and those singled out by the EC to "ensure a competitive search market where consumers can...

  6. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin from the Commission Nationale de L'informatique et Des Libertes (CNIL), which is leading the Article 29 Working Party's investigation into Google's changes, said Google’s new privacy policies don’t conform to European laws.

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

    At a time when the European Commission is proposing to significantly enhance the protection of consumer privacy, Google need to be absolutely transparent about the data they capture and how it is used," Nick Pickles, director of privacy and civil...

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

    The European Commission is still determining Google’s degree of dominance, Google is providing an WiFi location opt-out service; Google has announced that it will delete 3.6 million Dutch WiFi SSIDs, and Google Analytics has been un-banned in...