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Google very close to settling with the Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations aren't content to your body Shibani Joshi with the details on that today about and what a settlement it is going to be Connell and US company settlement with the FTC in history.
But in the -- scheme of things in May just be chump change for Google tell you why in a second the Google.
-- laid it in is in the process of settling charges with the FCC to pay its.
A 22 point five million dollar fine to settle privacy charges.
Brought against a search engine company what Google is accused that essentially and something that we've told you about a the last few months.
Isn't manipulating Apple's safari web browsers so that users could be tracked.
Even when they decided to put on privacy settings that they thought wouldn't allow that.
That is is part of a more proactive approach -- the FTC has brought on against privacy as all whole.
And just over the last three years it has brought charges against a whole host -- Internet and social media related companies including Google.
But also FaceBook Twitter as well as MySpace all charged with privacy and security issues in security lapses.
And -- 22 million dollars just for context to bag Connell and date and seems like a big amount to you and and and everyone out there.
But it's a drop in the bucket for Google it takes a company just five it short hours for the company.
To generate that in the way of revenue so little bit of a slap on the hand but a big dollar after the FTC -- Vonage issued.
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