Wall Street Journal: Google Reaches $391.5 Million Settlement With States Over Location Tracking Practices

November 14, 2022

Some advocates said the $391.5 million settlement, which included the monetary payment as well as new transparency requirements and limits on use of location data, didn’t go far enough. Google parent Alphabet reported revenue of $69.1 billion in its most recent quarter.

“It’s a big number, but not nearly as big as you’d hope for” considering the millions of consumers affected, said John Davisson, senior counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a research and advocacy group.

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