TITLE

Big Google Is Watching you

AUTHOR(S)
Sadighi, Lalee
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;9/9/2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Google to reduce the data retention time from 18 to nine months in an effort to improve users' privacy. The retention time for online whereabouts, or Internet Protocol (IP) addresses will be store stored for nine months in the search engine. Such move comes in response to the pressure from European regulators, urging search engines to delete data collected about their users after six months.
ACCESSION #
36646705

 

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