FTC Approves $22.5 Million Fine To Google Over Safari Privacy Charges

Posted on Aug 1 2012 - 4:47am by Editorial Staff

With earlier reports confirming that Google have to pay $22.5 million as fine to settle privacy charges over Safari cookie scandal, today it’s confirmed by FTC that the search giant has to pay the fine, with an official announcement expected in the next few days, Reuters reporting citing “two people familiar with the matter.” Back in February, Google along with several other prominent advertising networks being caught over bypassing the Safari and mobile safari security restrictions, while after months of talks, it was reported that Google ready to negotiate with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over the fine that it have to pay for the breach and see here it is now.

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