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Google faces $5 billion lawsuit in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use

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"(Reuters) - Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in “private” mode.

The lawsuit seeks at least $5 billion, accusing the Alphabet Inc unit of surreptitiously collecting information about what people view online and where they browse, despite their using what Google calls Incognito mode.

According to the complaint filed in the federal court in San Jose, California, Google gathers data through Google Analytics, Google Ad Manager and other applications and website plug-ins, including smartphone apps, regardless of whether users click on Google-supported ads."


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the really frightening thing is the only ones that know what info they have, Whose it is and what the use of it is, is Google.

and they can make it all disappear in an instant.

Imagine if a Cell Provider just decided one day to keep all the Voicemails and Texts and Locations of say The President of General Dynamics.

and no one knew they had all that information..

that would make you a pretty Powerful Corporation, that Information could make you Wealthy.

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