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Posted 4 years ago in Internet Law by Michele Bowman  
Google Pays $22.5 Million for Violating Users’ Privacy

After violating a 2011 privacy settlement it had made with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Google has been ordered to pay a $22.5 million fine over its use of cookies on users of Apple’s  Safari web browser. The FTC dragged Google back to court after discovering that despite promises to the contrary, it had not given Safari users a way to opt out of its policy of using information gathered via cookies to target ads at them. Safari is used …

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