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Google Pays $17 Million to Settle Apple Safari User Tracking Case

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Google has agreed to pay a settlement of $17 million to 38 U.S. states in order to end a probe into claims that it deliberately bypassed user privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser. Google also agreed to never deploy similar tracking code again. Google has agreed to pay a settlement of $17 million to 38 U.S. states in order to end a probe into claims that it deliberately bypassed user privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser. Google also agreed to never deploy similar tracking code again. 0 Comments

Google Avoids Street View Fine in UK, Must Delete All Data

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The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has served Google notice that it must delete any WiFi data it collected through its Street View operations within 35 days, but did not find enough evidence against Google to levy a fine. The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has served Google notice that it must delete any WiFi data it collected through its Street View operations within 35 days, but did not find enough evidence against Google to levy a fine. 0 Comments

Germany Fines Google €145,000 for Street View Data Collection

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Google has accepted a fine from the German data protection authority over its mistaken and unused collection of WiFi data using Google Street View cars. Germany calls it "one of the most serious cases of violation of data protection regulations". Google has accepted a fine from the German data protection authority over its mistaken and unused collection of WiFi data using Google Street View cars. Germany calls it "one of the most serious cases of violation of data protection regulations". 0 Comments

Google Pays $7 Million to Settle Street View Snooping Case

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The settlement ends a case against Google which dates back to 2010, when it was revealed that the company's Street View camera units had been illegally snooping in on local Wi-Fi networks while the vehicles were taking pictures for the service. The settlement ends a case against Google which dates back to 2010, when it was revealed that the company's Street View camera units had been illegally snooping in on local Wi-Fi networks while the vehicles were taking pictures for the service. 0 Comments