All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Safarigate’

Judge: FTC’s Fine Of Google Was Adequate

In August, Google was handed a $22.5 million penalty by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in relation to the tracking of Safari users in the incident that came to be known as “Safari-gate.” It was the largest fine in FTC history for a single company. Based on the revenue that Google brings in, however, some found this amount to be …

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Google Creating A Red Team To Protect You From Themselves

Google has always had the personal motto of “Don’t Be Evil.” That motto has become a joke among people in the tech industry lately as Google has been caught violating privacy rules in both “Safari-gate” and their collection of private data with Street View cars. It seems that Google is going to start cracking down on their own privacy snafus. …

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FTC Announces Google’s Massive Fine For “Safari-gate” Settlement

Last month, it was reported that Google was about to pay a $22.5 million penalty, courtesy of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, for privacy issues in what became known as “Safari-gate”. Today, that settlement has been officially confirmed, as the FTC has put out a statement discussing it. The fine is the largest that any single company has ever had …

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