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Google May Face a $5 Billion Fine Over Tracking Users in ‘Incognito’ Mode

Even if users browse in “Incognito” mode to keep their search activity private, Google was unable to defeat a lawsuit alleging that it secretly collects vast amounts of internet data.  Consumers who filed a class action claim that even though they disable data collection in...

Australia Watchdog Sues Facebook Over Its Use of Onavo Protect VPN Service

Australia's ACCC consumer watchdog is bringing Facebook to court over the Onavo Protect VPN service that Facebook was forced to shut down in 2019. The ACCC says it deceived customers into believing that their information was private.  If found guilty of deceiving customers, the site...