Saturday, March 18, 2006

Good News for once

Google Avoids Surrendering Search Requests

It's strange that this breaking news hasn't even got close to being headline status anywhere. I had to hunt around the backwaters in the Washington Post to find the above link.

Essentially it seems a federal judge has ruled in Google's favour in allowing it to protect its information from the prying eyes of government. There are a few general statistics the government will be allowed to see, but it looks like individual privacy will continue to be secure in Google's hands.


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