Germany criticizes Google for copyright infringement (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday criticized the efforts of Google Inc to build a massive digital library, saying the Internet should not be exempt from copyright laws.

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Germany demands better privacy protection from Google (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

German authorities demanded Wednesday that US Internet giant Google bolster its privacy protection measures before it offers pictures of German city streets on its popular Street View service.

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Google Threatened With Sanctions Over Photo Mapping Service in Germany (New York Times)

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

The Street View feature offered in Google Maps runs afoul of Germany?s strict privacy laws.

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A New (Fighter) Jet for Google?s Founders? (New York Times)

Monday, October 27th, 2008

A company controlled by Google?s top executives, including its billionaire founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, appears to have added a new plane to its well-equipped fleet: a fighter jet, or more precisely a Dornier Alpha Jet. According to Wikipedia, the Alpha Jet is a a light attack jet and advanced trainer aircraft manufactured by Dornier of Germany and Dassault-Breguet of France.

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