Nov 152022
 November 15, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Ron Amadeo reports:

Google has settled a privacy lawsuit with a coalition of 40 state attorneys general today. Google agreed to pay $391.5 million for misleading Location History settings the company was running from 2014-2020.

Google’s Location History settings have gotten it in trouble with several regulatory bodies. The action began after a 2018 Associated Press article pointed out that the “Location History” check box didn’t control all Google location history across your entire account and that many location tracking features lived under a second check box called “Web & App Activity.”

Read more at Ars Technica.

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