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  • Google has been accused of sharing users’ locations despite users’ turning off location sharing.
  • A new lawsuit has been filed against Google by four attorneys general of three US states and led by the District of Columbia.
  • The lawsuit has alleged that Google has deceived consumers about how their location is tracked and used by the company.

Google has been accused of sharing users’ locations despite users’ turning off location sharing.

Google has been blamed for sharing users’ areas regardless of users’ switching off area sharing. Another claim has been recorded against Google by four lawyers general of three US states and drove by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine (D). The claim has affirmed that Google has hoodwinked buyers regarding how their area is followed and utilized by the organization and buyers’ capacity to ensure their protection by halting the following.

A new lawsuit has been filed against Google by four attorneys general of three US states

The claim asserts that Google causes users to accept that they are in full control of which portion of their information is being collected by the organization and how Google utilizes the data. Notwithstanding, it has been observed that the users who use Google items can’t prevent Google from collecting, putting away, and benefitting from their area. The report further expresses that to develop its business further, Google gathers customers’ very own information, including area information, when buyers use Google items. The organization then, at that point, utilizes the information to target ads to buyers.

“Google dishonestly persuaded shoppers to think that changing their record and gadget settings would permit clients to secure their protection and control what individual information the organization could get to. In all actuality in opposition to Google’s portrayals, it proceeds to efficiently keep an eye on clients and benefit from client information,” said DC Attorney General Karl Racine in an assertion.

The lawsuit has alleged that Google has deceived consumers

Google has likewise been blamed for having a strong monetary impetus to “hide the subtleties of its area information collection rehearses and to make it hard for customers to quit being followed.”

Responding to the claim, Google’s representative denied the cases made in the claim. “The lawyers general are bringing a case in view of wrong cases and obsolete statements about our settings. We have consistently assembled security highlights into our items and gave hearty controls to area information,” said Google strategy representative José Castañeda was cited by the source.

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