Google Defies EU Watchdog's Call To Delay Privacy Policy

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 12:15 PM EST) -- Google Inc. on Friday resisted a European Union watchdog's request that it halt the rollout of its new privacy policy, contending European authorities had more than enough notification of the changes.

“As you will know, we had extensively prebriefed data protection authorities across the EU prior to the launch of our notification to users on [Jan. 24]. At no stage did any EU regulator suggest that any sort of pause would be appropriate,” Google global privacy counsel Peter Fleischer said in a letter to Jacob Kohnstamm,...
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