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Google to Pay $22.5m to FTC For Bypassing Safari Privacy

Gadgehit.com writes: "Google will pay the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the US, just $22.5 million in order to settle a privacy issue that occurred through Apple’s Safari internet browser. The search giant wrongfully installed a tracking cookie on Safari users’ machines, including the iPhone and iPad, by tricking the browser. Google later disabled the code and argued that Safari had mischaracterised the code used by the ad companies."

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searchbuzz1611d ago

Gutted. Thats one way of getting past the competition. Will they make more than $22.5m from what they learnt though? Thats the question!