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Germany to Google: Respect data privacy
Posted on 20 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN - (AP) Germany's Foreign Minister has warned Google co-founder Larry Page to respect the nation's data protection laws in an escalating dispute over the U.S. Internet giant's "Street View" mapping program. Foreign Minister... Read More

Google has censorship balancing act outside China
Posted on 1 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Google Inc. didn't stop wrangling with censorship when the company moved its search engine out of mainland China to shed its restraints on what can be shown on the Internet. Even in countries Google has no intention of leaving... Read More

Italian judge says profit behind Google verdict
Posted on 13 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MILAN - (APINTL) A Milan judge convicted three Google employees of violating the privacy of an autistic teen because the Internet giant sought profit when it hosted an online video of him being bullied, according to the judicial reasoning obtained by... Read More

NZ police to investigate Google data collection
Posted on 10 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

WELLINGTON New Zealand - (AP) New Zealand police said Thursday they are investigating whether Google committed a criminal offense when it gathered personal wireless Internet data during filming for its Street View feature in New Zealand. Last month... Read More

EU OK with Google-Dutch Library deal
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BRUSSELS - (AP) The European Commission said Thursday it does not object to Google digitizing 160,000 books in the archives of the National Library of the Netherlands if they will be made publicly available. EU spokesman Jonathan Todd said the EU executive... Read More