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

    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. Now the U.S.states have also secured a settlement, citing laws...

  2. Google to Pay $8.5 Million to Settle Search Query Privacy Case

    Google agreed to pay $8.5 million to a handful of nonprofits in a federal U.S.class-action settlement that claimed the search engine violated user privacy, according to MediaPost. If accepted by the court, the settlement will resolve allegations...

  3. Google Pays $7 Million to Settle Street View Snooping Case

    Google has reached a settlement which would end the firm's long-running data harvesting case in the U.S. This settlement addresses privacy issues and protects the rights of people whose information was collected without their permission.

  4. Search Engine Reputation Management Services

    You can also try to arrange a settlement with the complainer or the website the message is on. Search engine reputation management (SERM) is reaching the next level. PR firms across the globe are starting to offer elaborate services in corporation...

  5. Morgan Stanley Fined $5 Million Over Handling of Facebook IPO

    Morgan Stanley said it was "pleased to have reached a settlement", adding that it is "committed to robust compliance with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable regulations and laws". Investment bank, Morgan Stanley, has been fined $5...

  6. FTC to Drop Vertical Search Antitrust Case Against Google? No Consumer Harm Found

    News of the FTC's possible decision comes following recent reports saying that the FTC was pleading with Google to arrive at a settlement. Earlier this month, it was also reported that FTC chairman Jonathan Leibowitz was pushing Google to accept a...

  7. Facebook-Datalogix Partnership to Track Offline Purchases by 100 Million+ Households

    In light of the recent consent order with Facebook, which resulted from the complaint brought by EPIC and other consumer privacy groups, it is critically important for the FTC to look closely at this proposal and to determine whether the company...

  8. Facebook Settles Privacy Lawsuit, Buys Facial Recognition Company Face.com

    It was settled last month, though details of the settlement just went public this weekend. Facebook to Pay $10 Million Settlement to Charity Facebook has been ordered to pay $10 million to charity to settle a lawsuit over Sponsored Stories.