Google Pays States, Newegg Tackles Troll & More…

Posted by brideoflinux on Nov 23, 2013 2:39 PM EDT
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Reuters reported on Monday that the search company has agreed to pony-up $17 million in order to settle a claim by 37 states and the District of Colombia that it had secretly tracked users of smartphones by purposefully circumventing web browser protections. This was after the firm had already reached a $22 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission in August of last year in a case related to the same activity.

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