02 Apr 2024

Google To Destroy Browsing Data To Settle Consumer Privacy Lawsuit

Jonathan Stempel reports on Google's agreement to delete billions of data records to settle a privacy lawsuit. Filed in Oakland, California, the lawsuit claimed Google tracked users in private browsing modes. The settlement, potentially worth up to $7.8 billion, mandates Google to not only delete tracked data but also update its disclosures and allow users to block third-party cookies in Incognito mode for five years. This settlement signifies a pivotal shift towards enhanced user privacy and accountability in tech.

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