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Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Original post made on Aug 10, 2012

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based Internet search giant with misrepresenting its privacy settings to its users.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 9, 2012, 10:19 AM

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Posted by Don
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Aug 10, 2012 at 9:45 am

None of that $22.5 million penalty pay out will go to the people who privacy was valuated. Once again Big Brother getting MILLIONS for nothing, while people privacy was a open book for GOOGLE.


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Posted by Weismuller
a resident of another community
on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:20 am

What have you got to hide? Tax returns?


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