Skip to comments.Google fined $22.5 million for Safari tracking
Posted on 11/19/2012 8:41:44 AM PST by ExxonPatrolUs
The FTC claimed that Google assured those users that they would be automatically opted out of the tracking because of Safari's handling of third-party cookies. However, according to the FTC, those users were not immediately opted out and therefore Google contradicted a 2011 privacy agreement it had made with the government agency. Google and the FTC reached the settlement agreement in August when the Web giant agreed to pay $22.5 million on charges that it "placed an advertising tracking cookie on the computers of Safari users who visited sites within Google's DoubleClick advertising network."
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Don’t search on google! Use IXQ. No cookies, no tracking your IP.
Click on the word “Private” to read their policies.
Thanks for the tip. I just made this my default search engine. I left google a while back and had been using Bing.
We should grab those two Google entrepeneurs and string them up by the scrots.
IXQ searches Bing, Google, Jeeves and others. It just puts you behind a firewall. Their “Star” system is nice.
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