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
Tagcloudblogger facebook gmail google earth russia google adwords event china research interview video ads mobile searchcowboys europe business social indonesia ses privacy yahoo search engine strategies apple internet blog analytics tools iphone images london smx twitter matt cutts google maps funny google wave yandex youtube website