Google providing better view of personal data (USA Today)

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Google is offering a new privacy control that will make it easier for people to see some of the information being collected about them.

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Yahoo! cuts user data storage time to 90 days (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Yahoo! Inc. announced on Wednesday that it was slashing the amount of time it retains the personal data of Web users to 90 days from the previous 13 months.

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EU welcomes Google move to cut data retention time (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Europe’s top justice official welcomed on Thursday a move by Google Inc to halve to nine months the time it stores personal data gathered from its users’ Web surfing habits.

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