Wendy Davis reports:
Some watchdogs are trying to convince the Federal Trade Commission to intervene in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Google violated users’ privacy.
Google agreed to settle the case last year for $8.5 million, but opponents call the settlement a “farce” because it doesn’t require the company to change its practices. The privacy advocates — including the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Watchdog, Patient Privacy Rights and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse — want the FTC to voice opposition to the settlement.
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