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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Google Inc.
Current Parent CompanyAlphabet Inc.
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Penalty: $17,000,000
Year: 2013
Date: November 18, 2013
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: privacy violation
Violation Description: Google Inc. agreed to pay $17 million to settle multistate litigation concerning its unauthorized placement of cookies on computers using Apple Safari Web browsers during 2011 and 2012.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: information technology
Specific Industry of Current Parent: internet services
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