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New Google Privacy Videos Offer Advice On Product Settings
If US Congressman Joe Barton never got an answer to
his many questions about
Google Privacy (which
wasted time asking for stuff an intern could locate), perhaps he’ll be happy
watching some of Google’s latest videos
released that cover some very specific privacy issues on a
product-by-product basis. They join some other video content to help grow the
Google Privacy Channel on YouTube that was
created last month.
Here’s a rundown:
Google Privacy Tips: Unlisting Phone Numbers
Google Privacy Tips: Street View
Google Privacy Tips: Google Calendar
Google Privacy Tips: Chat "Off the Record"
Google Privacy Tips: Google Docs
Google Privacy Tips: Web History
Google Privacy Tips: Blogger
Google Privacy Tips: Picasa
Google Privacy Tips: Cookies
These videos can all be found within the
Channel. They join two preexisting videos that cover search privacy:
Google Search Privacy: Plain and Simple (see
Now Showing: Google
Video On Privacy for our review of that one)
Google Search Privacy: Personalized Search
There are also videos of other types, such as Google giving public testimony
Nicole Wong at the FTC Town Hall on Behavioral Advertising
- Peter Fleischer
at the CEPS-Google event in Brussels
And if you need some relief from the privacy stuff, you can watch the blooper
Google Privacy Tips: Google Bloopers.