Google Ordered to Pay a Record $22.5 Million for Violating Privacy

The Federal Trade Commission has ordered Google to pay $22.5 million for violating user privacy on its Apple's Safari browser. It's the biggest FTC fine ever issued for a commission violation. The federal agency found that Google had been tracking "cookies" on Google sites for Apple Safari users. It was also sending targeted ads to those users, which violated another settlement between the FTC and the search-engine giant. Google claimed that a tweak in Apple's browser caused an...Full Story
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