Google's Privacy Changes Violate FTC Buzz Order: EPIC

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 8:40 PM EST) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center on Wednesday urged a Washington court to declare that Google Inc.’s upcoming changes to its privacy policy violate its previous settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over concerns related to Google Buzz.

EPIC claims that changes to Google’s terms of service set to become effective March 1 — which will allow the company to combine user data without user consent — contradict a consent order that the search engine giant reached with the FTC on Oct. 13 that required it to...
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