Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Feb 2012 14:53 UTC, submitted by bowkota
Google "A group of European regulators has written to Google calling on it to halt the introduction of its new privacy policy, saying it needs to investigate whether the proposals sufficiently protect users' personal data." I'd rather regulators are on top of this now than when it's too late and we're all plugged into the Google Hivemind Overlord.
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RE[3]: Why?
by zima on Sat 11th Feb 2012 23:55 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Why?"
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Govs are ultimately the expressions of citizen decisions, ideally & hopefully quite optimal; they are social constructs acting on the behalf of people they represent. Being (also) proactive about potential issues (many at the same time, larger or smaller; taking care of the former doesn't preclude doing it likewise with the latter) means a gov is doing its job.

It's stupid expecting from people to track even 1% of the things which need to be taken care of, if they want to maintain their comfy modern life.

Edited 2012-02-12 00:01 UTC

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