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Latest update : 2013-12-17

Google: The Search for Privacy

Does a certain ubiquitous search engine have to answer to the UK legal system? Google, accused of secretly bypassing privacy settings on iPhones and other products by rival Apple, insists it doesn’t. The internet giant is adamant that the first group lawsuit in the UK against the Silicon Valley-based company must instead be brought in California. The digital economy blurs the borders of our nation states in more ways than one. Google is resisting, but will users’ search for privacy prevail?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

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Dan TENCH

Partner at Olswang Law Firm in London

Etienne DROUARD

Intellectual Property Attorney

Fabrice EPELBOIN

Professor of Information Warfare and Political Science, Sciences Po

Jean-Pierre LAROCHELLE

Political commentator and author of the EuroMaestro blog

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

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2017-10-16 Austria

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

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