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Google Privacy Settlement

Gerry Smith

Google Hit With Big Fine For Secretly Following You Online

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.18.2013 | Technology

Google has agreed to pay $17 million to settle charges that it secretly tracked some consumers' activities on the Web, even after promising such track...

Google, You've Outgrown 'Oops'

Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

We'll pay your fine, but we won't admit we did anything wrong. Those are the terms Google agreed to in its record-breaking settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, which penalized Google for the second time in a year for violating privacy promises made to its users.

Gerry Smith

FTC Hits Google With Record Fine Over Privacy Violation

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology

Google has agreed to pay a record settlement over charges that it bypassed privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser in order to display targeted a...

Dino Grandoni

Google Allegedly In Trouble With FTC (Again) Over Privacy (Again): But Does It Matter?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.11.2012 | Technology

Another day, another Google privacy misstep: according to the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission is close to hitting Google with a $22....

Google Near Another, Record-Size Privacy Settlement With FTC: WSJ

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc is close to paying $22.5 million to settle charges that it bypassed the privacy settings of customers using Apple's Safari brow...