Google: Corporate Liability
July 11, 2012
According to The Washington Post, the Federal Trade Commission is currently in the process of imposing a $22.5 million fine on Google for violating Apple computer, smartphone, and tablet user privacy rights by circumventing user privacy settings.
The $22.5 million penalty will be the largest issued by the Federal Trade Commission if affirmed. The previous record came in 2010 when the commission issued an $18.8 million against a telemarketing company. (Read the full article here!)