Search Engine Changes Good, But Privacy Law Needed, CDT Says

Recent privacy policy makeovers by the five major Internet search companies show competition benefits users but a "comprehensive" federal privacy law is still needed, says a Washington advocacy group in a new report. An analysis released by the Center for Democracy and Technology concluded it's good news for consumers that Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Ask.com and AOL pledged in recent months to amend how they handle user search data.

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