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Italian watchdog allowed to inspect Google's US offices

Monday 23 February 2015 | 09:31 CET | News
Google has agreed to give Italy's data protection watchdog the permission to carry out inspections at its Californian headquarters, according to a statement from the Italian regulator. The announcement marks the first time a European regulator will be allowed to conduct regular checks on Google inside US territory. "For the first time in Europe [Google] will be the subject of regular checks to monitor progress ... of the actions to bring its platform into line with domestic legislation," said the country's data protection authority, Garante Privacy. The watchdog added that Google would be

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Companies: Google
Countries: Italy
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