UK asks Google to revise privacy policy or face enforcement action

By Jos · 5 replies
Jul 5, 2013
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  1. Google’s move to a unified privacy policy generated quite a stir when it was announced last year. Although the search giant defended the changes as a way to simplify privacy -- with a single document instead of 60 -- and...

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  2. OneSpeed

    OneSpeed TS Addict Posts: 286   +92

    Why don't we start with the governments that take all the data? The governments should provide more information about how it processes users? personal data. They also needs to inform users specifically what their personal data is being used for so they fully understand the implications of using any data services; and lastly it must inform users when retention of personal data might exceed services users? reasonable expectations.

    France??? I mean, c'mon....
  3. Of course, because privacy is sacred, or was.
  4. war59312

    war59312 TS Booster Posts: 131   +11

    Right! So a fine of less than 1 million US. lol

    Yea like that matters at all. Make it a billion a day and maybe then would Google comply. Maybe.

    Other wise it's just a "tax" right off. ;)
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,036   +2,558

    Wouldn't Google just pull that out of petty cash?
  6. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,813   +473

    It's a bit of momentum in the right direction. If this fine passes, they can start ramping up the penalties and tightening the rules. Good to see there is value in privacy rights somewhere.

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