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  1. Insurers must prove bank-style run risk worries wrong

    Scott Kipper, commissioner at the Nevada Division of Insurance, said regulatory changes since the Executive Life case, such as the introduction of guaranty fund protection for consumers "nip in the bud" the potential for bank-type runs.

  2. US energy firms welcome CFTC tweaks to Dodd-Frank rules

    CFTC commissioner Mark Wetjen expressed hope that energy market participants would be able to work with the new language in the seven-part test. Based on the discussion and based on the analysis that the staff provided, it's generally favourable...

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

    Google appears unmoved by the threat of a potential fine of up to £500,000 from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after it was told that it needs to update its privacy policies. Google pushed ahead with a number of major policy changes...

  4. Turns Out Google Didn't Actually Delete All Its UK Street View Data

    This has led to police investigations and action by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) against the firm, although no fines or legal action has ever been taken. Google has admitted it has discovered more WiFi data collected by its Street...

  5. UK Reopens Google Street View Wi-Fi Investigation

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the firm was fully aware the technology would grab users' data.

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

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has confirmed it is in discussion with Google to ensure the search giant is complying with all necessary UK data laws following the reports about privacy settings being bypassed.

  7. Google Stops Street View Data Collection After Canada, Spain Complaints

    Canada's privacy commissioner yesterday declared that Google violated the country's privacy laws, which followed news that Spain's Data Protection Agency plans to fine Google between €60,000 and €600,000 ($84,000 and $840,000) per offense due to...

  8. Google "Confident" On Potential In-Depth EU Antitrust Inquiry

    We're working with the commissioner and his team to answer their questions, including how Google's search ranking works to produce the most relevant and useful search results for users," the Mountain View-based Google added.