Google faces a new wave of scrutiny, Google is liable to pay huge compensation because of tracking users without permission. After it has been found to store users location data, even after turning off Location History, and a new lawsuit alleges that it has illegally tracked the millions of iPhone and Android users even when they use the privacy setting to block it.
According to a complaint filed late last Friday, Google confirmed that people would not be tracked if the “Location History” feature on their phones was set to “off”, but they violated their privacy by monitoring and storing their traffic. In California.
According to the Daily Mail website, the complaint filed at the San Francisco Federal Court states that Google has made it clear that the user can turn off the Location History at any time, and with the logoff, the places you go to will no longer be stored, It is true.
The defendant, Napoleon Paclitaxel, from San Diego, is trying to file suit on behalf of US users of Android phones and iPhones. He also seeks unspecified damages for Google’s alleged intentional infringement of privacy laws in California and interference in private affairs. Google is liable to pay huge compensation because of tracking users without permission, judges will decide whether how much tech giant will pay if found guilty.
The move follows the report by the Associated Press, which revealed that many Google apps and websites store the user’s tracking log even if users turn off Location History. If Tech giant gets sued for this, they can lose way too much money because there are almost 4 billion user who surfs Youtube on daily basis.