This comes after yesterday’s issuance of a letter to Google from a group of lawmaker’s demanding clarification about consumer’s rights under the new policies.
Markey Google+%289to5+Google+-+Beyond+Good+and+Evil%29″>demands that the Federal Communications Commission investigate further what options users will have in regard to how their personal information can be managed:
A blog post from Google Policy Manager Betsy Masiello addressed just that issue on Thursday:
“We’re not collecting more data about you. Our new policy simply makes it clear that we use data to refine and improve your experience on Google.”
So we will have to wait to see what the response will be from Google on whether user’s can opt-out of these policies or if there is control over what is done with our personal information. Google has already responded to related inquires about changes to Government and enterprise services offered at Google and if they would be affected by the new policies.