Saturday, January 31, 2009

Google shamed by Low Countries search • The Register

Google shamed by Low Countries search • The Register: "
As Google and Yahoo! play Privacy Theatre, at least one search engine has realized your personal data is not a toy.

Today - aka Data Privacy Day 2009 - Netherlands-based search engine Ixquick told the world it will no longer log user IPs. In the past, the privacy-obsessed outfit stored IP addresses for only 48 hours, but it has now shunned the practice entirely."
The tricky part is that the movement in advertising is to geo location. No IP addresses, no geo information? I'm not a geek, so I don't know for sure, but . . . .

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