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Google Shares How it Handles Data Requests

ONLINE PRIVACY

January 28, 2013

In the wake of its recent report on the number of requests it receives from governments around the world for private data, Google has posted its policies “for when it gives up users' information,” NPR reports, noting the move is “part of a broader company strategy to push for tougher privacy laws.” Google Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond explained, “The new thing is that we're actually sort of saying in a granular way, product by product, how it is that we handle the requests,” adding that while “life becomes more digital, we want to make sure that people don't lose protections that they had in the analog world.”
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