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Google Responds to DPAs

ONLINE PRIVACY

May 10, 2010

Google officials have responded to the 10 data protection authorities who last month expressed disappointment with the company's privacy practices and urged CEO Eric Schmidt to "incorporate fundamental privacy principles directly into the design of new online services" and to set an example "as a leader in the online world." In a letter to the DPAs on Friday, Google's top global privacy executives outlined the company's core privacy principles and stressed that "Respecting privacy is part of every Googler's job," and that the company is "committed to ensuring that privacy is designed into our products at every stage of the development cycle."
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