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Google settles privacy case for $392 million.

November 16th, 2022

Google, the California-based tech behemoth, has settled a lawsuit with 40 states over claims the company misled customers about how it used their location data. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum told the Washington Post, “Consumers thought they had turned off their location tracking features on Google, but the company continued to secretly record their movements and use that information for advertisers.” Google agreed to pay the states $391.5 million, a record amount for privacy settlements.

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