Webmasters have long been told to never create duplicate content. But what about necessary duplicate content, such as privacy policies and other required legalese that websites are required to carry? Google's Matt Cutts says don't stress about it.
Google appears unmoved by the threat of a potential fine of £500,000 from the Information Commissioner's Office after it was told that it needs to update its privacy policies. The data watchdog says Google’s policies aren't in line with UK law.
Since the PRISM news broke, nearly every day has been a record search day for DuckDuckGo, including Monday, June 17, where it broke 3 million searches for the first time. That is nearly double its pre-PRISM daily search totals.
Users who sign up to Google's new Account Activity tool will get monthly reports on the number of emails sent and received to their Gmail accounts, the number of searches they conduct, and even the most frequent queries they have submitted.
Google yesterday moved forward with its planned changes to its privacy policies despite some objections from consumer groups, European regulators, and 36 U.S. attorney general concerned the changes don't conform to data protection rules.
The Federal Trade Commission has released the results of a report complaining that mobile applications for children lack privacy policies and disclosure. Apps specifically marketed to children were evaluated in the App Store and Android Marketplace.