Google Agrees To Settle $5 Bn Consumer Privacy Lawsuit

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Google has apparently agreed to diffuse a consumer privacy lawsuit with an expected pay-out of at least $5 billion

The lawsuit claims that millions of users were tracked by Google Analytics and Ad Manager while in ‘private browsing mode’, something that greatly infringed on the individuals’ presumptive freedoms.

The plaintiffs of the case had allegedly been asking for a minimum of $5,000 per person in reparations. What nobody is currently aware of is the actual extent of the settlement that has reportedly been agreed upon.

The lawsuit asserts that Google and its corps had become a veritable trove of information, allowing absolute access into users’ lives, interests, and habits online – whether it be commercially viable or not.

Google, as well as lawyers taking sides with the consumers, were not present for comment.

The expected settlement is slated to be officially concluded by February 2024

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