Google Addresses Some Privacy Concerns Before House Panel

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 10:30 PM EST) -- Thursday’s congressional briefing with Google Inc. executives surrounding the online giant’s controversial new privacy policy was “a good first step,” but in the end raised more questions than it answered, a spokesman for Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., said.

Ken Johnson, spokesman and senior adviser to Bono Mack, told Law360 that while Google representatives were cooperative, some of their answers to lawmakers’ inquiries were ambiguous and “didn’t shed as much light as we’d hoped.”

Bono Mack, chairwoman of the House commerce, manufacturing and trade subcommittee, asked...
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