Oct 082012
 
 October 8, 2012  Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Charles Arthur reports:

Google’s unilateral change to its privacy policy in March will come under fire from European data protection commissioners within days, sources say.

The controversial changes, in which Google tied together the previously separate data collected under services including its search engine, YouTube and Google+ were announced in January and implemented two months later. While creating a unified privacy policy across all the services, it also in effect amassed the data into a single location.

That attracted widespread criticism – and now the group of 30 data protection commissioners from across the European Union are believed to have determined that Google has breached EU privacy laws.

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