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User Privacy Data Search Logs

  1. In Google We Trust (Your Identity)

    In the NSTIC world, that data is all held in one or a few Identity Provider databases with all your online activities of ANY SITE that participates in the NSTIC online authentication system and maybe even outside of that (have you heard of the...

  2. Google: The Spy Who Loved Me

    Varian suggests readers "Watch our videos to see exactly what data we store in our logs. Varian explains that Web search algorithms are improved by the "wisdom of the crowds" drawn from the "logs of billions of previous search queries.

  3. EFF Asks FTC To Limit How Long AOL Can Store Search Records

    PDF) asks for the FTC to: order AOL to refrain from collecting or storing logs of its users' search activity except where necessary incident to the rendition of AOL's services or the protection of AOL rights and property, and to refrain in any...

  4. How The US Department of Justice May Analyze Search Data & Freedom Of Information Act Request For Disclosure

    My guess is that they want to pull a random sample of results from the query logs, then do some searching to see if they encounter pornography with porn filters switched on and off at each of the major search engines.