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Privacy watchdog snaps at Google

Privacy watchdog snaps at Google

Search giant comes last in Privacy International rankings.
Jun 12 2007 12:31PM
UK watchdog: Data sharing risks must be addressed

UK watchdog: Data sharing risks must be addressed

Local authorities must consider the benefits and risks to the public before sharing personal data between departments or other agencies, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has warned.
May 25 2007 9:53AM
UK watchdog calls for greater protection

UK watchdog calls for greater protection

New safeguards are needed to avert a surveillance society and protect people's privacy, the Information Commissioner has warned.
May 2 2007 9:59AM
US watchdog cracks down on pay-up pop-ups

US watchdog cracks down on pay-up pop-ups

Video site agrees to limit billing software.
Jan 16 2007 9:20AM
Watchdog names and shames 'badware' vendors

Watchdog names and shames 'badware' vendors

The Stopbadware Coalition, which takes aim at malware, spyware and adware, published its first report naming the programs it believes computer users should avoid installing.
Mar 23 2006 12:38PM
UK watchdog cuts off UK porn and rogue diallers

UK watchdog cuts off UK porn and rogue diallers

ICSTIS, the UK's premium rate services regulator, will cut off any such services found to be operating without its permission. After the clampdown unlicensed dialler service ICSTIS finds, either through public complaints or its own in-house monitoring, will be shut down immediately under the regulator's emergency powers.
Oct 22 2004 11:05AM
Anti-spam watchdog investigates itself

Anti-spam watchdog investigates itself

A federal anti-spam watchdog in Australia is investigating its own workers over the distribution of pornographic and racist emails.
Jan 6 2004 1:25PM

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