Google Book Library Facing Scrutiny (redOrbit)

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Google’s book scanning project is already facing anti-trust criticism and awaiting court approval, and now it has also raised concerns amongst privacy advocates and civil liberties groups.

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Privacy concerns over Google book project (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Google’s ambitious book scanning project, already facing anti-trust scrutiny and awaiting court approval, is also raising concerns among privacy advocates and civil liberties groups.

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Google to Try More Security on Gmail (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

After prompting by a group of privacy advocates, Google said Tuesday that it plans to test a more secure version of its Gmail service to see if it is viable.

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Google Street Views Faces Privacy Critics in Japan and Greece (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Google is running into problems with privacy advocates in Japan and Greece over its Google Maps feature, Street View. Google plans to re-shoot Street View photographs in the twelve Japanese cities currently available in Street View after privacy complaints. At issue was the fact that Google’s Street View cameras were mounted so high they were shooting over private fences and into Japanese homes. …

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