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States’ Lawsuit Accuses Google of “Deceptive” Location Tracking

HeadlineJan 25, 2022

Attorneys general from three states and the District of Columbia have filed suit against Google, alleging the tech giant deceived customers over their ability to protect their privacy through Google account settings. The lawsuit charges Google has for years deployed software tricks to continuously track a user’s location — even when customers thought they’d opted out by turning off the “Location History” setting in Google’s software.

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