Public Policy

    • A Significant Step Toward Modernizing Our Surveillance Laws

      Last month, our General Counsel Kent Walker delivered a speech calling for a fundamental realignment of government access statutes in light of the growing role that technology plays in our daily lives, the expectation that communications should remain private, and the very real security threats that governments need to investigate.

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  • A new look for our Transparency Report

    … times in different styles, our new report is all one consistent design, making it easier to find exactly what you’re looking for. We’re continuing to invest in this report because we’ve seen firsthand how it can help inform and shape the public debate about information online. The data also acts as a lens into significant moments…

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  • Net Neutrality Day of Action: Help preserve the open internet

    … Editor's note: Today is the Net Neutrality Day of Action, and we’re sending this email to Take Action, our community focused on issues that are important to the future of the internet. We wanted to share it more broadly so everyone can see how to get involved. The net neutrality rules that protect the open internet are in danger of being…

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  • Digital security and due process: A new legal framework for the cloud era

    … that adhere to baseline due process, human rights, and privacy standards. This legislation would be the critical starting point for the new framework of direct requests. ECPA should also be updated to address what data is available using an ECPA search warrant in a way that serves broader public policy objectives. Law enforcement requests for digital…

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  • Introducing PAX: the Android Networked Cross-License Agreement

    … In Latin, the word pax means “peace.” In the world of intellectual property, patent peace often coincides with innovation and healthy competition that benefit consumers. It is with a hope for such benefits that we are announcing our newest patent licensing initiative focusing on patent peace, which we call PAX. Under PAX, members grant each…

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  • Introducing PAX: the Android Networked Cross-License Agreement

    … In Latin, the word pax means “peace.” In the world of intellectual property, patent peace often coincides with innovation and healthy competition that benefit consumers. It is with a hope for such benefits that we are announcing our newest patent licensing initiative focusing on patent peace, which we call PAX. Under PAX, members grant each…

    The Official Google Blog- 22 readers -
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