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    Google fined over Safari privacy violation

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The US Federal Trade Commission has fined Google $22.5m for violating the privacy of people who used rival Apple's Safari web browser even after pledging not to do so. The FTC said Google had agreed with the commission in October 2011 not to place tracking cookies on or deliver targeted ads to Safari users, but then went ahead and did so. Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from Washington.