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Google's Unified Privacy Policy Triggers Co-ordinated Enforcement Action - And Threat Of Fines - In Six European Countries

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http://techcrunch.com – Google is facing enforcement action — and possibly fines — in six European Union member states after it failed to make changes to its privacy policy following requests by European data protection regulators. The six countries that have today launched data protection investigations into Google’s unified privacy policy are France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the U.K. The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office gave the Verge the following statement confirming it has launched an investigation into whether the policy infringes national law: The ICO has (IT news)