Electronic Privacy Information Center and other groups objected on a court filling on Wednesday. They said that the maximum amount of funds have been allocated to the groups which receive the support from Google for consulting, lobbying or similar services already but Electronic Privacy Information Center did not mention the groups which has provided the lobbying services. Rotenberg and a representative of Google declined to comment and the Plaintiff lawyers could not be reached. Electronic Privacy Information Center in its filling said that the court should reject the deal which encourages the organizations to stand by quietly while others are doing the same work for the safeguard of the internet privacy. This case is in the U.S district Court, Northern district of California. The Federal Trade Commission said that Google Inc the search giant has settled with the regulators of U.S who are investigating privacy problems that cropped up in its botched roll out of social network Buzz. According to the deal the Google has agreed to have independent privacy audits for the next 20 year once in every 2 years. Buzz was launched in February 2010 to compete with Twitter and Buzz uses the Gmail customers email contact lists.
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