Google Could Face Fine Upto $10 Million Over Safari Privacy Breach

Posted on May 7 2012 - 6:11am by Editorial Staff

Back in February Google and several other prominent advertising networks being caught over using a workaround to bypass the Safari and mobile safari security restrictions over on which earlier three congressman target the search giant. Bloomberg reports that the search giant is trying to negotiate with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over the fine it have to pay for the breach.

Citing an “anonymous” person, the publication stated that the fine could amount to more than $10 million dollars. More interesting the fact that the fine FTC going to levied on search giant would be the first for an internet privacy violation. “We will of course cooperate with any officials who have questions,” Chris Gaither, a Google spokesman, said in an e- mail, declining to comment further to the publication.

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