We all know that Google keeps tabs on us and probably has more info about each of us than our own governments. Or do we?
Major privacy regulators across the EU have raised serious questions regarding Google’s privacy and data collection policies in recent weeks and months. UK regulators are just the latest in a long list of European officials that have issued an ultimatum to Google to either comply with national and EU privacy laws or face dire consequences.
Google’s spokesperson had the following response:
In its coverage, The Guardian points out that it is somewhat baffling that a policy supposedly complying with EU law has been disputed by 5 major EU governments.