Wired Magazine
Date: 2012-02-21
Author: Jon Brodkin -rs Technica

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Google was caught last week bypassing default privacy settings in the Safari browser in order to serve up tracking cookies. The company claimed the situation was an accident and limited only to the Safari web browser, but today Microsoft claimed Google is doing much the same thing with Internet Explorer.In a blog post titled Google bypassing user privacy settings Microsofts IE Corporate Vice President Dean Hachamovitch states that When the IE team heard that Google had bypassed user privacy settings on Safari, we asked ourselves a simple question: is Google circumventing the privacy preferences of Internet Explorer users too? Weve discovered the answer is yes: Google is employing similar methods to get around the default privacy protections...(read more)
... Google was caught last week bypassing default privacy settings in the Safari browser in order to serve up tracking cookies. The company claimed the situation was an accident and limited only to the Safari web browser, but today Microsoft claimed Goog ...


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