Google to Simplify Its Privacy Policies

It’s no secret that privacy policies on the Web are incomprehensible to most of the public. They’re long, convoluted and contain acronyms and language that require a master’s degree if you want to figure out what the company is doing with your personal information.And worst of all, these policies are long. Really long. As I chronicled earlier this year, Facebook’s was once longer than the Constitution.Since then, Facebook and other companies have started to offer simplified versions of their policies and terms of service to make it easier for users to understand what is happening to the information they share. Now Google is joining the movement and is trimming its policies.
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/03/google-to-simplify-its-privacy-policies/Also see:Google Aims To Make Privacy Policies More Understandable
Google said Friday that it is “simplifying and updating” its privacy policies to make them more understandable for users.
http://techdailydose.nationaljournal.com/2010/09/google-aims-to-make-privacy-po.php

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