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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Google, LLC
Current Parent CompanyAlphabet Inc.
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Penalty: $391,500,000
Year: 2022
Date: November 14, 2022
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: privacy violation
Secondary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Google agreed to pay $391 million in a settlement with 40 state attorneys general of allegations the company misled consumers about the collection and use of their personal location data, continuing to collect their location after they had disabled the Location History setting.
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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