Tag Archives: Privacy Policy

Google given 3 months to change privacy policy

Google given 3 months to change privacy policy

France on Thursday threatened Google with a fine of up to 150,000 euros ($198,000) if it does not bring its privacy procedures into line with French law on data protection within three months. more


Internet - By SAPA-AFP | 1 year ago

Regulators take action over Google privacy policy

Regulators take action over Google privacy policy

Regulators in Google’s largest European markets are taking joint action to try and force the company to overhaul its privacy policy. more


Internet - By SAPA-AP | 1 year ago

Google tackled by data protection agencies

Google tackled by data protection agencies

European data protection agencies intend to take action against the US Internet giant Google after it failed to follow their orders to comply with EU privacy laws, a French agency said on Monday. more


Internet - By SAPA-AFP | 2 years ago

Google privacy policies under fire

Google privacy policies under fire

Google Inc’s privacy practices are drawing heat after an Australian software developer said the company was providing him with personal information, including email addresses, of everyone who purchased his mobile app. more


Internet - By Reuters | 2 years ago

Facebook tackled over privacy policy changes

Facebook tackled over privacy policy changes

Two privacy advocacy groups urged Facebook Inc on Monday to withdraw proposed changes to its terms of service that would allow the company to share user data with recently acquired photo-application Instagram, eliminate a user voting system and loosen email more


Internet - By Reuters | 2 years ago

Google has 4 months to change privacy policy

Google has 4 months to change privacy policy

Google has four months to make its privacy policy comply with requests from European Union data protection watchdogs or start facing the possibility of disciplinary action at a national level. more


Internet - By Reuters | 2 years ago

Google privacy policy ruling expected in September

Google privacy policy ruling expected in September

France’s data protection watchdog said it will likely wrap up the inquiry of Google’s new privacy policy, which it is conducting on behalf of European regulators, in September. more


Internet - By Reuters | 2 years ago

Google privacy policy in focus again

Google privacy policy in focus again

Google will meet with France’s data protection watchdog next week to answer questions about its new user privacy policy as part of a Europe-wide investigation being led by the French regulator. more


Internet - By Reuters | 2 years ago

Web giants expect battle over consumer privacy strategy

Web giants expect battle over consumer privacy strategy

Emboldened by their victory in quashing online piracy legislation, U.S. Internet companies are gearing up for a battle over whether consumers should be able to restrict efforts to gather personal data. more


Internet - By Reuters | 2 years ago

Google privacy policy in question

Google privacy policy in question

Brazil’s Justice Ministry is pressing Google Inc for details about how it handles users’ personal information under its new privacy policy, potentially opening a new legal front for the company, already under fire from European regulators. more


Internet - By Reuters | 2 years ago

Google’s new privacy policy goes live amid criticism

Google’s new privacy policy goes live amid criticism

Google Inc’s controversial new privacy policy went live Thursday, offering millions of Google users the advantage of more individualized service, but at the expense of yielding more personal information to the web giant. more


Internet - By SAPA-DPA | 2 years ago
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