Thursday, February 26, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Net Neutrality Rules Pass FCC
Apple To Hold Watch Event on March 9
ARCHOS Expands Selection of Smartphones During Mobile World Congress
LG 's 2015 OLED And LED 4K ULTRA HD TVs Now Available in The U.S.
WD Adds New NAS Solutions for Business Users to My Cloud Line
Toshiba Launches 8 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor for Smartphones and Tablets
Samsung To Showcase IoT, Network Functions Virtualization and 5G Technologies at MWC 2015
Intel Introduces New Brand Levels for the Intel Atom Processor
Active Discussions
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
sanyo e6 camera
need help on some cd burning...
Why Double Logins ?
 Home > News > General Computing > Spain P...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, December 19, 2013
Spain Privacy Watchdog Fines Google


Spain's privacy watchdog on Thursday fined Google for breaking the country's data protection law when combining personal information from its online services and failing to inform users clearly on how it uses their data.

Google has to pay a 900,000 euro ($1.23 million) fine. The amout is very small for a company like Google, which has a market capitalisation of over $350 billion. However, it reflects growing concerns across Europe about the volume of personal data that is held in cloud storage services.

The Spanish agency said users were not sufficiently informed that Google filtered the content of their emails and files to display advertising and, when it did it, used a terminology that was unclear and with generic expressions. It also said the company was breaking the law by using data it gathered for purposes that are unspecified and keeping this information for an indefinite time.

Google said it had engaged with the Spanish authorities to explain its privacy policy and would decide on which action to take once it had the opportunity to fully read its report.

Last month, the Dutch Data Protection Authority also said Google was in breach of the national data privacy law for the same practices while France moved closer to fining the U.S. internet giant in September.




Previous
Next
US ITC Clears Huawei, Nokia, ZTE in InterDigital Patent Dispute        All News        New Features, New Friends and More Coming On BBM in 2014
TowerJazz and Panasonic To Create Joint Venture for Manufacturing Panasonic Products     General Computing News      Facebook To Sell 70M Sares

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Buys Softcard To Push Google Wallet Service
Google Mobile Search Now Shows Videos, News In One Place
Italy Plans To Conduct Inspections At Google U.S. Offices
Google Launches Chinese Language Developer Channel on YouTube
Mattel And Google Reimagines the Iconic View-Master Toy
Google Offers You 2GB Of Storage If You Run A Security Checkup
Google To Add Health-related Info To The Knowledge Graph
Google Says Right To Be Forgotten Should Be Limited To EU
Google Develops Uber Competitor: report
Google To Change Privacy Policy After UK's Watchdog Investigation
Google Reports Increased Profit
Google Expands Its Fiber Internet Network

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .