[JURIST] The Regional Court of Berlin [official website, in German] on Tuesday held that 25 of Google's [corporate website] privacy policies and terms of service violate Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG) [PDF, in German], Germany's data protection law. The case against Google was filed by the Federation of German Consumer Organizations (VZBV) [advocacy website], which challenged 13 privacy policies and 12 terms of service that it claimed were either overly broad or too restrictive [VZBV report] of consumers' rights. The clauses that were...

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