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Old 11th June, 2007, 05:27 PM
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Google, "an endemic threat to privacy.", see if Google reconizes herself!

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Monday, 11 June 2007

This seemed of sufficient interest and import to follow the story a bit as the details unfold. Google is getting SLAMMED, they are getting slammed for harming your right to privacy.

Google named worst privacy offender in study
ARS Technica
By Nate Anderson | Published: June 11, 2007 - 05:51AM CT

A new report puts Google in last place when it comes to privacy protection. Despite recent moves to anonymize server logs and other pro-privacy gestures, Privacy International called the company "an endemic threat to privacy."
Google to anonymize logs in a nod to privacy advocates
Introducing iGoogle: Google's Personalized Homepage rebranded

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Old 11th June, 2007, 11:01 PM
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What specifically is the major point of contention though? I keep hearing about this story, but have yet to hear the evidence or actions in particular that warrant it? Maybe someone who knows more about it can tell me.
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