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Google rolls out new privacy policy amid howls

Google rolled out a new privacy policy Thursday allowing the firm to track users across various services to develop targeted advertising, despite sharp criticism from US and European consumer advocacy groups.

dateMar 01, 2012 in Internet
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Report: Widespread data sharing, 'Web bugs'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Information released a report late Monday (June 1) showing that the most popular Web sites in the United States all share ...

dateJun 02, 2009 in Internet
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New lawsuit takes aim at Facebook privacy

A new lawsuit consolidating several complaints about Facebook's privacy policies was filed Friday in California, seeking damages for US users of the social network for improper tracking.

dateMay 19, 2012 in Internet
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Myspace settles privacy probe with FTC

(AP) -- Myspace, the once mighty social network, settled a privacy investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and agreed to submit to privacy audits over the next 20 years.

dateMay 08, 2012 in Internet
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Privacy concerns over Google book project

Google's ambitious book scanning project, already facing anti-trust scrutiny and awaiting court approval, is also raising concerns among privacy advocates and civil liberties groups.

dateJul 24, 2009 in Internet
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Facebook stocks lower as Instagram loses users

Facebook shares fell Friday after a report said its photo-sharing app Instagram had lost millions of users following the release of planned policy changes since dropped on an outcry from users.

dateDec 28, 2012 in Business
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Q&A: Google to dig deeper into users' lives

If you're amazed - and maybe even a little alarmed - about how much Google seems to know about you, brace yourself. Beginning Thursday, Google will operate under a streamlined privacy policy that enables the Internet's most ...

dateFeb 29, 2012 in Internet
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Google updates privacy policy

Google updated its privacy policy on Friday, a day after a video cartoon featuring the Internet firm's chief giving away ice cream to snoop on children aired on a giant screen in Times Square.

dateSep 03, 2010 in Internet
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