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In other words, your personal photos probably won't end up on a billboard, but your YouTube video choices and email contents will lead to Google changing the advertisements that you see.
According to the Times, last October, the heads of twenty-seven nations' privacy agencies sent a joint request to Larry Page, the CEO of Google, demanding changes in the policy. To date, no significant changes have been made.
The enforcement problem, for the E.U., is that privacy laws are handled on a national basis. Each country has it's own laws and enforcement agency, which makes a unified front quite difficult.
Nonetheless, the French data protection agency, C.N.I.L., is leading the way. Their investigation began more than a year ago. Other countries are expected to build upon their work.
Obviously, as attorneys, we have to be overly-concerned with the privacy of our data. Often, we are shuttling confidential client information through email, cloud storage, and other mediums. Though we found nothing to be worried about in regards to Google's policies, it wasn't exactly an easy question to answer.
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