San Francisco to push Google on privacy

Tuesday, 23 May 2006, 4:25 AM EST

San Francisco will push Google Inc. and EarthLink Inc. for greater privacy protections than the companies outlined in their proposal for a citywide wireless Internet service, officials said Friday.

In negotiations with the companies, expected to begin soon, the city will seek an "opt-in" system for users to share personal information, notification of users when there are legal requests for their information and a commitment from the operators on how long they will keep user data they collect, said Brian Roberts, a senior policy analyst for the city's Policy, Planning and Compliance Division.

At InfoWorld.

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