Google has reportedly agreed to supplement its new
South Korea's communications watchdog.
The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said Google
would "take steps to better notify users on processing
information gathered via its search engines and other
Internet accounts, as well as give freedom to restrict
According to the plan agreed, Google will "better inform
domestic Internet users on how it will use their data and
provide links to its existing services to allow them to
control the information they share."
Google plans to would supplement its new rules but not
The KCC said that Google is expected to explain what
supplements it will make on its Web site on March 15.
on March 1 and calls for consolidating the numerous
guidelines set for people using such services as Gmail,
YouTube and social networks into a single rule. Google
said that the new policy could allow it to better pool
the data it can collect so as to customize and improve
Google is facing similar requests by the European Union
and has received warnings from advocacy groups in Japan.