As we can read on Reuters, Google has been sued this Tuesday for “illegally invading millions of users’ privacy retrieving navigation data while using navigators privately ”. This means that, according to the plaintiffs, Google would have received information from where users came online and where they did so. including if they use what the company calls inaccurate condition.
The unconscious state does not return to you completely anonymously
According to the interview in federal court in San Jose, CaliforniaGoogle collects data through its Chrome Navigator, Google Analytics, Google Ad Manager and other applications and plugins used on web pagesincluding mobile applications and other devices that use any of the company’s applications such as Gmail, Youtube, etc.
This helps Google get to know users’ friends, their pastimes, their favorite foods, their shopping habits and including the “most exciting and potentially embarrassing things” they search for online, according to the complaint.
Demand seeks less five thousand dollarsaccuses the device Alphabet Inc, a subsidiary of Google, to secretly retrieve information about what people came from online and where Navajo, instead of using what Google calls uncontrolled state.
To be more precise, the lawsuit seeks to compensate millions of Google users who, since June 1, 2016, have been surfing the Internet in a “private” way. These would cost an amount of $ 5,000 each, all based on applicable privacy laws in California and the federal telephone tapping law.
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