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12 File Online Tracking Suit

PRIVACY LAW—UK

January 28, 2013

A group of 12 Apple device users in the UK have filed a lawsuit claiming Google tracked their browsing habits without their knowledge, reports Belfast Telegraph. The claimants say that assurances given by Google and the default settings on their Safari browsers led them to believe that cookies would be blocked, and they are seeking damages. Big Brother Watch Director Nick Pickles said the case “could set a hugely important legal precedent and help consumers defend their privacy…"
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