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12/1/2010
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WASHINGTON--The Federal Trade Commission is ready to release a key report on online privacy and the concept of a "do not track" approach to Web marketing, but it will probably have to get Congress involved to see any meaningful change, a FTC commissioner...
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12/1/2010
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WASHINGTON - Fresh off the news that Europe is formally investigating Google, a Silicon Valley antitrust expert today laid out the hypothetical case against Google that might play out should U.S. regulators decide to get involved. Gary Reback, an attorney with Carr...
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12/1/2010
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- U.S. regulators will continue to monitor Google Inc.'s business practices and may yet follow the European Union's lead by launching an antitrust investigation, a Federal Trade Commission official said Wednesday "You may well see...
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12/1/2010
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WASHINGTON -- Wading into the increasingly contentious debate over online privacy, the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said Internet users ought to be able to easily block others from monitoring their online activity -- a move that could curtail the ability of...
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12/1/2010
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The Commerce Department believes industry practices to protect Internet users' privacy, such as the creation of a Do Not Track online tool, should be voluntary but enforceable, a department official said on Wednesday. "With or without legislation, we will...
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12/1/2010
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Bob Klein founded the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the biggest state-run research project in US history. What legacy will he leave behind?    James Harrison had just stepped out to grab a sandwich when his mobile phone rang. Bob Klein,...
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11/30/2010
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The European Union is investigating claims from smaller search engines that Google has violated fair competition rules by boosting its results. Google denies the claims. The European Union’s inquiry into Google’s search practices has evolved into a full-...
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11/30/2010
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Will U.S. antitrust regulators follow Europe's lead and do what the European Commission did today -- launch an in-depth probe to determine if Google is using illegal monopolistic business practices? That question is reverberating around the global community of...
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11/28/2010
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Lured by visions of nearly magical medical solutions for everything from cancer to Alzheimer's, California voters six years ago approved a plan to borrow billions of dollars to pay scientists to look into human embryonic stem cell research. Today the...
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11/27/2010
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State health officials question whether a lack of reports required by a 2007 law means a lack of incidents. California public health officials are scrutinizing hospitals that claim to be error-free, questioning whether nearly 90 facilities have gone more than three...