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Mon Oct 15, 2012, 07:34 AM

Google 'to be told by EU to unravel privacy policy'

Source: Guardian

Google will be told on Tuesday to unravel the controversial changes introduced in March to its European privacy policy, legal sources have told the Guardian.

The French data protection commissioner, the CNIL, will be holding a press conference on Tuesday to announce the results of its deliberations together with the data protection chiefs of the other European Union countries.

As exclusively revealed by the Guardian last week, they have determined that Google's changes breached EU law because they did not give users any chance to opt out of the changes.

Next, the CNIL one of the more aggressive European data protection commissioners will tell Google to undo those changes, and recreate the setup that existed before, said Chris Watson, a partner and privacy expert at the London law firm CMS Cameron McKenna.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/oct/15/google-privacy-policy

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RitchieRich Oct 2012 #1

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Mon Oct 15, 2012, 09:38 AM

1. Just don't expect that to happen here

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