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Will Web Giants Be Regulated?

ONLINE PRIVACY

August 19, 2011

As debates continue about whether websites will self-regulate or be regulated, The Prague Post reports that some experts are skeptical that the EU will be able to force Internet giants to follow potential online privacy regulations. "If Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, et al, simply say 'no,' what is the EU going to do?" asks one expert. "Some of these companies are, financially, as big or bigger than some EU nations. They could and should be responsible for removing personal data, but they won't do it."  
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