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Google Poised For Confrontation On Privacy

The web giant introduced a new privacy policy last March that gave it power to merge data from it various websites to create a master profile of each individual’s interests, to help target advertising. In October European regulators, including Britain’s Information Commissioner and led by France’s CNIL, gave Google four months reverse the changes or face legal action. On Monday they said “no answer has been given”. The group of regulators, coordinating their response via the EU, pledged to take “repressive action” to break the impasse.

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