According to Julia Angwin and Jennifer Valentino-Devries, reporters of The Wall Street Journal, Google bypassed user privacy settings for the Safari web browser. In simple words, Google was able to drop tracking cookies even when the user has set Safari to block cookies. Microsoft confirmed that Google was using similar techniques to bypass privacy settings for IE. Google has released a statement for this issue stating that the cookies were not collecting private information. Google also stated that has stopped using the bypass.
Google Bypassing User Privacy Settings
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