Tag Archives: Legal: Privacy

German court: Google has no ‘duty to inspect’ websites for illegal content before displaying

The court held that Google can’t be held liable before being notified of a ‘clearly recognizable violation’ of individual rights.

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Law and reputation firms generate 21% of Right to Be Forgotten delistings, says Google

New report from Google digs into three years’ worth of data on removal requests and exposes the delisting criteria.

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Echo and Home will probably have to tell you they’re always listening — in Europe

As smart speakers proliferate around the world, some governments will require strong privacy disclosures and consent to recording.

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Privacy group files flawed complaint against Google Store Sales Measurement

EPIC gets the basic facts wrong about the data being used in Google program.

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Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name

If this overly broad warrant were duplicated in other jurisdictions, local law enforcement might use Google as a first stop in their investigations.

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Bing to censor Bing.com in the EU for Right To Be Forgotten searches

According to the announcement, Bing’s updated RTBF policy for the EU will use location-based signals to remove relevant URLs on all versions of Bing.

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Google reports more than 40K government requests for user data during 2nd half of 2015

Google says it is proud its transparency reports have helped “shed light on government surveillance laws and practices” around the world.

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Report: 2 years in, 75 percent of Right to Be Forgotten asks denied by Google

More than 50 percent of requests come from Germany and the UK.

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French privacy regulator fines Google for not removing RTBF links outside of Europe

CNIL in France refuses to compromise on demand that Google remove all Right to Be Forgotten content from its entire index.

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Japan Courts Order Removal Of Criminal Activity From Search As Privacy Violation

Suggesting that there may soon be a European-style “Right to be Forgotten” in Japan, two Japanese courts recently ordered Yahoo Japan and Google to remove indexed reports of criminal activity under the theory that individual privacy rights were being violated. The cases were discussed…



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