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Loek Essers / PC World:
Google faces up to €15M fine over privacy violations in Holland   —  Dutch authority to Google: change privacy policy or else  —  If Google doesn't change how it handles users' private data by the end of February, it may face fines of €15 million (about US$18.6 million), the Dutch Privacy Authority said Monday.
Dec 15, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context
James Kanter / New York Times:
E.U. Parliament Passes Measure to Break Up Google in Symbolic Vote   —  BRUSSELS — Europe's resentment of the American technology giant Google reached a new noise level on Thursday as the European Parliament passed a nonbinding vote to break up the company.  —  Although merely symbolic …
Nov 27, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Megumi Fujikawa / Wall Street Journal:
Tokyo court orders Google to delete search results about Japanese man, citing privacy violations   —  Google Suffers New Privacy Setback in Japan  —  TOKYO— Google Inc. has suffered another setback on privacy issues, this time in Japan, following a European court ruling that gave Internet users …
Oct 10, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Google has evaluated 498K URLs for removal from search results under European laws since May, has removed 41.8%   —  Google Provides Details on ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests in E.U.  —  LONDON — Facebook, and Google's own services, are among the websites to be most affected by Europe's …
Oct 10, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Karin Matussek / Bloomberg:
German regulator orders Google to limit how it combines user data from multiple services   —  Google Ordered to Change Handling of User Data in Germany  —  Google Inc. (GOOG) was ordered by a German regulator to limit how it combines user data that could be used to find out customers' personal preferences …
Oct 1, 2014, 4:40 AMIn context
The Huffington Post:
FBI discussed marketing of device encryption settings with Google and Apple; director says he's “very concerned”   —  FBI Director James Comey ‘Very Concerned’ About New Apple, Google Privacy Features  —  WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that he was …
Sep 25, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
DuckDuckGo joins Google in being blocked in China   —  Privacy-oriented search engine DuckDuckGo is now blocked in China.  We noticed this over the weekend, and on Sunday DuckDuckGo founder and CEO Gabriel Weinberg confirmed to Tech in Asia that the team has noticed the blockage in China:
Sep 22, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Expanded encryption in iOS and Android will provoke new legal battles over the privacy of passcodes   —  Apple And Google Will Force A Legal Battle Over The Privacy Of Your Passcode  —  Apple wants the world to know that it's really, really serious about privacy.
Sep 20, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Tim Cook / Apple:
Tim Cook's letter on privacy takes aim at Google's business model, noting Apple doesn't monetize its users' personal information   —  A message from Tim Cook about Apple's commitment to your privacy.  —  At Apple, your trust means everything to us.  That's why we respect your privacy …
Sep 18, 2014, 1:50 AMIn context
Danilo Masoni / Reuters:
Italy gives Google 18 months to change data use practices   —  (Reuters) - Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices.
Jul 21, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context

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