FTC Faces Lawsuit Over Google Privacy Update

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The Electronic Privacy Information Center is suing the Federal Trade Commission, trying to force the FTC to block the planned changes to Google's privacy policy.

"The privacy group filed a complaint ... in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia requesting a preliminary injunction against the new rules, which are set to go into effect on March 1," writes CNET News' Steven Musil.

"Google announced last month that it would rewrite its privacy policy to grant it explicit rights to 'combine personal information' across multiple products and services," Musil writes. "Google's 60 privacy policies for its different services are being rolled into one uber-policy that the company said is designed to be simpler and easier to understand."

Go to "Group sues FTC over Google's planned privacy update" to read the details.

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