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Matt McGee reports that German "privacy nazis" (aka data protection commissioners) are concerned that Google Analytics tracks web users’ IP addresses. They claim that could violate an individual’s privacy, despite the fact that users can opt out, and that the majority of German surfers don't use static IP addresses. A funny side note from the comments: the most annoying data protection commissioner of Hamburg operates a website making use of Web analytics that don't comply to his own privacy requirements.


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