Google to pay about $400 million to settle location-tracking lawsuit-sources

Posted on AllSides November 14th, 2022
From The Center
REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) will pay about $400 million to settle a complaint brought by a group of states over allegations the search and advertising giant illegally tracked users' locations, two people familiar with the matter said.

The announcement will come as early as Monday, the sources said.

The lawsuit, which includes Oregon, the people said, is a sign of mounting legal headaches for the tech company from state attorneys general who have aggressively targeted the firm's user tracking practices in recent months.

Arizona filed a similar case against Google and settled it...

Read full story

Reuters

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
111308/86408
See full bias rating for Reuters
Learn about media bias
https://www.reuters.com/legal/exclusive-google-pay-about-400-million-settle-location-tracking-lawsuit-sources-2022-11-14/

More News about Privacy from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right