Google tries to demystify privacy controls with new approach, Today Online

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is making its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an attempt to make the more than 1 billion users of its digital services more comfortable about the personal information that they give the Internet’s most powerful company.
The simpler approach debuting Monday features a redesigned “My Account” hub where all of Google’s key privacy controls can be found. Accountholders can also undergo a check-up that will break down which of the company’s various services are gathering information about them. A new site at http://privacy.google.com will also address a variety of issues in a question-and-answer format.

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