EU Regulators To Pressure Google On Privacy Policy Reform

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 5:42 PM EST) -- A panel of European Union data protection officials reportedly emerged from closed-door strategy meetings Wednesday and Thursday poised to censure Google Inc. over its highly criticized data collection practices if the company does not cave to the regulators demands.

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party, a collection of data protection authorities from the European Commission and EU member states, plotted a strategy to exert pressure on the tech giant to revise its controversial new privacy policy — including a possible censure — during a closed-door...
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