Google faces EU privacy action

AOL Money Staff

Google's new privacy policy is under legal attack from regulators in its largest European markets who want the company to overhaul practices they say let it create a data goldmine at the expense of unwitting users.

Led by the French, organisations in Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain and Italy have agreed on the joint action, with the ultimate possibility of imposing fines or restrictions on operations across the entire 27-country European Union.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%