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Facebook privacy probes ramp up in Europe

More countries are joining investigations that could force the social network to change its practices and potentially bring a hefty fine along with it, says The Wall Street Journal.

By April 2, 2015

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Google to change privacy policy following UK probe

The search giant has signed an agreement promising to tweak how it gathers personal data from users in Britain.

By January 30, 2015

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Europe to Google: Here's how we want you to protect user privacy

Google receives guidelines from European regulators explaining how it can avoid running afoul of privacy laws, reports Reuters.

By September 26, 2014

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Privacy penalty weighs down Google's French Web site

A court requirement in France results in a prominent block of text telling people about a 150,000-euro fine and a commission's conclusion about how Google violated privacy law.

By February 9, 2014

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France slaps Google with fine, remedial measure

Google gets hit with the largest fine ever levied by French privacy regulatory group CNIL, which tacked on a bit of humiliation for the company in the process.

By January 8, 2014

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Google privacy chief: Proposed EU privacy law 'dead'

Peter Fleischer, Google's top global privacy counsel, says a "much-flawed" proposed EU privacy law is "dead," while praising whistleblower Edward Snowden.

By January 9, 2014

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Google 'spins invisible web' with user data, Dutch watchdog says

Web giant's practice of combining user data from its different services violates data protection law, the agency says.

By November 28, 2013

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French could serve up fines to Google for privacy violation

Google might face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines in France for privacy violations. Small potatoes to the company, but the ruling could portend a more difficult relationship between Europe and Google.

By September 27, 2013

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A modest proposal for privacy control

Virtual assistants like Siri and Google Now could be helpful in navigating privacy settings or letting users know how their data is being used by Internet services.

By June 26, 2013

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France orders Google to change its privacy policies

Charged with violations of the French Data Protection Act, the search giant is under the gun to rework how it handles personal data.

By June 20, 2013