Google Tracks Users After It's Told To Stop, Consumer Says

By Christopher Crosby (August 20, 2018, 6:17 PM EDT) -- A California man has slapped Google Inc. with a putative class action in federal court accusing it of tracking users and recording their whereabouts even after they disabled the location feature on their smartphones.

Napoleon Patacsil told a California federal court Friday that despite assurances otherwise, Google tracks smartphones running its own Android software as well as Apple Inc.'s iPhones with Google apps. 

Patacsil has pounced on an Aug. 13 report by the Associated Press revealing Google still tracks users who've switched their location history setting off.

The report, which was reviewed by computer scientists at Princeton University, says that Googles stores...

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