Google lobbying state over online snooping
Tech giant is trying to persuade online communications industry to reform legislation
The internet giant Google has begun lobbying the government over the online surveillance of individuals and access to their information.
The internet search giant, which has its headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in Dublin, is trying to persuade the government to involve the online communications industry in its efforts to reform the legislation governing the interception of online communications.
The lobbying effort is being headed up by Ronan Harris, Google’s vice president...
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