Privacy groups: double-check DoubleClick deal

Monday, 23 April 2007, 6:58 PM EST

On Friday, three consumer privacy groups filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, asking the government's main consumer protection agency to take a close look at Google's planned $3.1 billion purchase of online advertising giant DoubleClick.

In their complaint, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), and the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) allege that "the acquisition of DoubleClick will permit Google to track both a person's Internet searches and a person's web site visits."

At CIO Today.

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