Daily Dashboard

FTC Reportedly Reaches $22.5 Million Settlement with Google

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

August 1, 2012

Reuters reports that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a $22.5 million settlement with Google over charges the company bypassed Apple Safari users’ privacy settings. The report cites a source familiar with the agreement as confirming the FTC voted to approve the consent decree while allowing the company to admit no liability in the case. An official announcement is expected soon.
Full Story