The group is alleging that Google took peoples personal information illegally between 2011 and 2012 on Apple’s iPhone. The group is alleging that Google bypassed privacy settings on the iPhone in its Safari browser.
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.
The group is being led by Richard Lloyd, who is a former director of Which in the UK, you can find out more information at the link below.