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Google Analytics faces German ban

The world’s most popular website analytical tool, Google Analytics, could soon be illegal in Germany, raising fears that Brussels mandarins…


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Facebook acts after hack attack

Facebook is tightening up security on its site by offering users an encryption service following a number of high-profile hacks,…


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Google pre-empts behavioural laws

Google is pre-empting a clampdown on behavioural advertising by launching a browser extension for Google Chrome that enables users to…



Google sets up take-down service

EC probes Google unpaid search

Brussels mandarins have launched a major probe into Google over claims it has abused its dominant market position by penalising…


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YouPorn site is ‘history sniffing’

The YouTube of smut – YouPorn.com – stands accused of secretly spying on users’ browser activity, known as “history sniffing”,…


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MPs blamed for Street View let-off

The data regulator has hit back at Parliamentary claims that it was ‘lilly-livered’ in its handling of the Google Street…