Monday, January 23, 2006

Google Rebuffs Government Subpoena

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast from the PBS News Hour, entitled "Google Rebuffs Government Subpoena". Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown reported this segment, which was posted to the web on 20 January 2006 at:

The show notes for this podcast included:

"Google, the Internet's leading search engine, refused to share the search records of millions of people despite a government subpoena requesting information to help enforce the Child Online Protection Act."

The News Hour website at had:

"Jeffrey Brown reports on how Google, the Internet's leading search engine, is rebuffing a government subpoena that would require the company to share the search records of millions of people. Then, Brown discusses the issue of privacy and how this would impact the Child Online Protection Act with Jerry Spiegel, attorney and partner at Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein and Seltz in New York, and Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University."

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