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Attorneys General Want a Meeting with Google

ONLINE PRIVACY—U.S.

February 23, 2012

The National Association of Attorneys General has criticized Google's new privacy policy for not giving consumers choices about pooling their data, BusinessWeek reports. The group wrote to Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page to say that the policy will invade consumer privacy by collecting and combining data on its users across various Google products, forcing them to share their information "without giving them the proper ability to opt out." The letter was signed by 36 attorneys general, who also asked to meet with Page to discuss their concerns.
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