As news circulated of the government's effort to force Google to provide information on its users' searches, you could almost hear a public gasp: Wait, Google has been keeping records of all my searches, including "britney spears nude"? If someone does subpoena Google for your records, says Fred von Lohmann, there's no law requiring you be notified, much less given a chance to object. As we continue to entrust third parties with our information, von Lohmann asks: Will iron-clad privacy policies protect us?
Could Future Subpoenas Tie You to 'Britney Spears Nude'?
Special to Law.com
February 6, 2006