Internet search engine Google's plans for a free email service have come under fire from privacy campaigners.
Google is devising Gmail as a rival to Microsoft's Hotmail and to Yahoo! Privacy campaigners have objected to plans to send users adverts linked to the content of messages, and to the permanent storage of email. Campaign group Privacy International has filed a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner, Reuters news agency reported. The Information Commissioner's job is to make sure organisations comply with a web of laws safeguarding privacy and freedom of information. Read More . . .