Brown et al. v Google LLC et al., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, proposed a class action lawsuit [Brown et al. v Google LLC et al., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Google is accuse of illegally compromising. The privacy of millions of users by tracking their online behaviour even when their browsers are set to \”private\” mode. According to a lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California.
Case filed in June, Google engages in a widespread data tracking business. According to the research, Google collects browser history and other web activity data. Even when incognito private browsing mode is enable on Google Chrome.
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Google \”cannot continue to engage in the clandestine and illegal data collection from practically. Every American with a computer or phone,\” according to the complaint.
Jose Castaneda, a Google spokeswoman, stated that Mountain View, a California-based company, will vigorously defend itself against the charges.
The lawsuit seeks at least $5 billion in damages, accusing Alphabet Inc of secretly collecting information about what users see online. And where they go, even if they are using Incognito mode, as Google calls it.
According to the complaint filed in federal court in San Jose, California. Google collects data through Google Analytics, Google Ad Manager, and other programmes and website plug-ins, including smartphone apps, regardless of whether users click on Google-supported advertising.
According to the complaint, this allows Google to learn about users\’ acquaintances, interests, favourite meals, shopping habits, and even the \”most intimate and potentially embarrassing things\” they lookup online.
The following is Google\’s complete answer to the lawsuit:
\”These statements are deeply offensive to us, and we will vigorously defend ourselves against them. Incognito mode in Chrome allows you to browse the web without having your activity save to your browser or device. As we clearly state each time you open a new incognito tab, websites may be able to collect information about your browser actions during your session.\”
According to the complaint, the proposed class includes \”millions\” of Google customers. Who have used \”private\” mode to surf the internet since June 1, 2016. It seeks at least $5,000 in damages per user for violations of federal eavesdropping and California privacy laws.