This lawsuit against Google’s iPhone privacy violation could make you £200

Google is currently facing legal action from Google You Owe Us,  a campaigning group founded as a result of Google tricking Safari into revealing the personal data of iPhone users between June 2011 and February 2012. The group aims to secure compensation for the nearly 5.4 million people in England and Wales believed to be affected by the so-called “Safari workaround.” The Safari Workaround entails Google circumventing Apple’s security settings in order to install cookies for its DoubleClick advertising network. This allowed Google to access user information and to send targeted advertisements, even though the cookies were supposed to be…

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