Google sued over browser privacy by Safari user

Google Safari privacy Settings
IMG Source: ZDNet
Google Safari privacy Settings
IMG Source: ZDNet

An Apple’s Safari user sued Google over the recently broken news about Google bypassing computer settings and proceeding to monitor user’s online activity.The news was that Google was bypassing the privacy settings on Safari, which is the stock browser for Apple products.

“Google’s willful and knowing actions violated” federal wiretapping laws and other computer-related statutes, attorneys for Matthew Soble said in the complaint.

So far Google has declined to comment on the allegations of the events happening barely days after the previous situation where Google Kenya was accused by Mocality of creeping on their website data and using it without express authority from Mocality.

The suit served by Matthew Soble indicates that he is seeking a class-action status of fellow Safari users whose default privacy settings were knowingly circumvented by Google


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