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News Release
2/22/2012
CONTACT John M. Simpson
SANTA MONICA, CA --- Consumer Watchdog today praised state attorneys general for voicing their concerns about Google’s changes in privacy polices and asking for a meeting with the Internet giant’s CEO Larry Page. Attorneys general from 35 other states and territories joined Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler in sending the...
Blog Post
12/19/2011
By John M. Simpson
The top Senators on the Judiciary Committee's Antitrust Subcommittee are expressing concern to the Federal Trade Commission over Google's business practices and the Internet giant's impact on competition in Internet search and commerce. Monday's letter to FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz from Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) the panel's...
Blog Post
1/6/2011
By John M. Simpson
South Korean police said Thursday that Google broke the country's privacy laws when its Street View cars gathered personal information from private Wi-Fi networks.  Meanwhile, in the United States, a spokeswoman for Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen told me in a telephone call that the multi-state investigation into Wi-Spy is...