Google imposes controversial privacy policy

Despite fierce opposition - and a request for delay from the EU - Google has gone ahead with its planned changes to the company privacy policy.

Google defies EU over privacy policy

Google's refusing to accede to a request to put its planned privacy changes on hold while the EU investigates their legality.

Google facing criticism over relationship with US government, privacy

Don’t be evil. Google claims that’s their company motto but consumer and taxpayer advocacy group, Consumer Watchdog has accused the Internet giant of committing misdeeds last week.

House turns its sights on Apple over new privacy policy

It's Apple's turn to come under scrutiny from senators for its privacy practices. Reps Edward J Markey and Joe Barton (yes, them again) are raising questions with Steve Jobs over Apple’s privacy policy.

Senators call on Facebook to reverse privacy changes

Four senators are calling on Facebook to recosider its decision to reveal users' personal information to third party websites - information that they were previously able to keep private.