Google bows for EU privacy issues
A lot has been said and written about how Google handles privacy issues. The way they store information was something the European Commission could not agree with.
After a long battle between Google and the European leaders Google now bows to the Commission. It today announced that the IP information that is stored will be (worldwide) anonimized after 9 instead of the current 18 months.
Google announced the policy change in a press release which was filled with 'defensive' language. It starts of with saying it was the first search engine to even come across with a policy in 2007. And it doesn't forget to
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