Privacy: EU Asks Google, ‘Why 2 Years?’

Privacy: EU Asks Google, ‘Why 2 Years?’

The FT reports that European data protection officials are concerned that Google may be contravening European privacy laws by keeping data on internet searches for too long.

Guy Brighton
  • 25 may 2007

The FT reports that European data protection officials are concerned that Google may be contravening European privacy laws by keeping data on internet searches for too long. They say:

The Article 29 working party, a group of national officials that advises the European Union on privacy policy, sent a letter to Google last week asking the company to justify its policy of keeping information on individuals’ internet searches for up to two years.

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