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The White House and Google, Together on Privacy

Tambini, Damian (2012) The White House and Google, Together on Privacy. Media Policy Blog (06 Mar 2012). Website.

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On March 1st, despite trepidation and objections from consumer advocates and governments alike, Google’s much debated new privacy policy went into effect. Five days on, the world seems to have largely stayed with Google. The change was meant to streamline and simplify the company’s privacy policy across its expansive Internet empire. While the prospect of a simplified policy sounds attractive, opposition to the move cast the change as simply the latest attempt to monetize the personal data of users without their consent.

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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2017 07:41
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 18:47

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