Google Accused Of Secretly Tracking Apple Browser Users

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 4:30 PM EST) -- Two proposed class actions were filed against Google Inc. on Friday in the wake of a controversy over the company's alleged efforts to bypass an Apple Inc. Web browser's privacy settings and secretly track users' Internet activity.

An Illinois man who uses Apple Inc.’s Safari internet browser sued Google Inc. in a proposed class action for allegedly violating the federal Wiretap Act; the Stored Communications Act, part of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act; and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Plaintiff Matthew Soble said Google invaded his...
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