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Court approves FTC's $22.5 million penalty for Google over Safari cookies

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The FTC might not have been impressed with Google bypassing Safari cookie settings in the name of +1 functionality, but it'll at least be satisfied with the outcome. A Northern District of California federal court has approved the FTC's proposed settlement, which sees Google pay a $22.5 million penalty...
Court approves FTC's $22.5 million penalty for Google over Safari cookies

Google Under Fire for Circumvention of Cookie Settings in Safari for iOS to Track Users

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Google and several other advertising agencies have been discovered to be circumventing privacy protections in Apple's Safari browser for iOS devices in order to track users through ads on numerous popular websites. Google implemented the technique in order to embed +1 buttons on its...
Google Under Fire for Circumvention of Cookie Settings in Safari for iOS to Track Users
Google facing FTC's largest fine ever for circumventing Safari's cookie blocker, says WSJ
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