Congress presses Google on privacy

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 6:31 PM EST

Joe Barton (R-Texas) sent a letter to Google CEO Eric Schmidt expressing his concerns about the privacy aspects of the company's proposed $3.1 billion acquisition of DoubleClick.

The letter demands answers to 24 questions addressing privacy and consumer protection aspects of the deal. Specifically, Barton, the ranking minority member of the House and Energy Commerce Committee and cofounder of the House Privacy Caucus, said he wants to know how the companies store and use information.

At CIO Today.

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