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An EPIC Battle Against Google

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) believes that Google and DoubleClick already know too much about us, and the combination will be a disaster for personal privacy. The group is filing suit with the Federal Trade Commission to stop the merger.

EPIC members worry that the two companies can blend Web surfing histories and search histories, and find out just what kind of creeps many of us are.

Do you worry about Web privacy, and should we have to opt in to such intrusions? Let me know at [email protected].

Posted by Doug Barney on April 26, 2007


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