2012-02-10

FTC Should Halt Google Privacy Changes, as Violation of Consent Decree

Google's real motivation for its privacy policy changes is to gather and make actionable more profile data for targeting and digital marketing.  Yet it failed to tell consumers this in its announcement of the pending changes.  This failure to be candid with users is, in our view, a violation of the consent degree in the Google Buzz case.  Google should be required to explain it wants to add to its data profiling/targeting capabilities for ad and marketing sales, esp.

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