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Google's data-collecting habits drawing more scrutiny
The Hill's Congress Blog ^ | 10/29/12 02:00 PM ET | Zack Christenson, American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research

Posted on 10/31/2012 10:32:30 PM PDT by rocksandbroncs

Earlier this month, European Union regulators informed Google that they’re unhappy with Google’s new privacy policy and that it will need to make changes to better protect the privacy of its users. The concern arises over how Google is collecting users' data and what they’re doing with it, and in turn how they’re informing their users on how they’re collecting and what they’re using it for. The EU would like clearer language, in a more understandable less legalese format, so that the average user can clearly understand what’s taking place when the use Google products.
This all comes about because of a move that Google made in March of this year, when they consolidated the privacy policies of most of its products (YouTube, Search, News, etc.) into one, singular policy that covers each of their product sites.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: eu; google; privacy
There are many other options for search engines so I recommend using them as I do. And let's try to remove 'Google it' from the lexicon. Whenever I can, I say 'notGoogle it'. Google (and Facebook and the entire LeftSM) need to be shown that they will be held accountable for pushing their liberal views on Americans.
1 posted on 10/31/2012 10:32:41 PM PDT by rocksandbroncs
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