We believe that Google took millions of iPhone users’ personal information illegally in 2011 and 2012.
Google did this by bypassing default privacy settings on the iPhone’s Safari browser. This has been called “the Safari Workaround”. The workaround tracked internet browsing history, which Google then used to sell a targeted advertising service.
Google makes huge amounts of money from selling targeted advertising. In 2016, they earned $80 billion from advertising alone.
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