Google ranked 'worst' on privacy

Google has the worst privacy policy of popular net firms, says a report.

Rights group Privacy International rated the search giant as "hostile" to privacy in a report ranking web firms by how they handle personal data.

The group said Google was leading a "race to the bottom" among net firms many of whom had policies that did little to substantially protect users.

Yahoo and AOL were said to have "substantial threats" to privacy as were Facebook and Hi5 for the allegedly poor way they dealt with user data.

BBC NEWS | Technology | Google ranked 'worst' on privacy

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Incognito
Monday, June 2nd, 2008
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So what are the alternatives to using these services? Google in particular is ubiquitious.

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Saturday, August 2nd, 2008
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Please let me know how I can get aol to offer a way to completely delete my screen name, just like you did with facebook?

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