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Italian watchdog gives Google 18-month data use ultimatum

Tuesday 22 July 2014 | 08:55 CET | News
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Italy's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, has announced that Google continues to breach Italian law on the gathering and use of personal information on customers without their permission and has given the company 18 months to change its practice. The ultimatum follows a year-long investigation and is part of a similar probe by the French, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch regulators, who have worked together to investigate the company's practices since it begun collecting and sharing personal data across a variety of its services for profiling purposes without giving users the

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Companies: Google
Countries: Italy
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