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Archive for April 22nd, 2010

UK almost tops international Google-snoop league

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

UK almost tops international Google-snoop league: “

Woo! Number 1!

British authorities demand more data on Google users per capita than almost any other major democracy, newly-published figures have revealed.…

(Via The Register – Public Sector.)

Google tool ranks gov appetite for your private data

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Google tool ranks gov appetite for your private data: “

Brazil and US revealed as binge eaters

Brazil and the United States topped the list of nations demanding private information about Google users, according to a tool the web giant unveiled Tuesday.…

(Via The Register – Public Sector.)

Google rapped over privacy issues by 10 nations

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Google rapped over privacy issues by 10 nations: “(BBC)
Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has sent an open letter to Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt. The letter raises concerns about privacy issues surrounding social network tool Google Buzz and Google Street View. It calls for Google to adhere to a set of ‘fundamental privacy principles’ when creating new services in future. Ms Stoddart’s counterparts in nine other countries, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain and the UK., have signed it too.”

(Via QuickLinks Update.)