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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. The issue came to light in February 2012 after it was revealed...

  2. Google Boldly Rejects UK Privacy Laws in Safari Snooping Case

    Google is in court because it danced around security settings on the Apple iPhone and collected some users' personal information through Safari. We hope that they will take this opportunity to give Safari users a proper explanation about what...

  3. Pros & Cons of the Top Mobile App Tracking Methods

    Cons: Apps force the user to open a Safari browser window when they first open the app or click on an ad. Cookie tracking sets a first party cookie in Safari on iOS. The workaround to pair an app install to an ad click is a brief redirect to Mobile...

  4. The Trouble with Tribbles: Beyond Google’s Cookiegate Browser Settings Hype

    Google found themselves in the center of another PR quagmire this week, when the WSJ reported they’d been caught circumventing user settings in both the OS X and iOS versions of the Safari browser. Safari wouldn’t recognize that a user had...

  5. Microsoft Snipes (Only) at Google Over Browser Settings Circumvention Controversy

    When the IE team heard that Google had bypassed user privacy settings on Safari, we asked ourselves a simple question: is Google circumventing the privacy preferences of Internet Explorer users too? Microsoft released a blog post Monday condemning...