Mar 192012
 March 19, 2012  Posted by  Breaches

Carl Franzen reports:

The Stanford privacy researcher who first uncovered Google evading the default privacy settings for all users of Apple’s Safari web browser believes that the Federal Trade Commission has a “slam dunk” case that Google violated its privacy agreement with the government.

“The facts in this case are unusually clear cut,” Jonathan Mayer, a grad student in computer science and law and a researcher at the Stanford Law Center for Internet and Society, in a phone interview with TPM.

Read more on TPM.

When we’re talking about law and interpreting a consent order, is anything really “slam dunk?”

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