Author Archives | Jon Brodkin

Google Hit With FTC Complaint, Says Circumventing Safari Privacy Features Accidental

Friday, February 17, 2012

The Consumer Watchdog advocacy group today asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Google violated a previous privacy agreement with the FTC by tracking cookies in a way that circumvents default privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser.

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Google Apps Hasn’t Met LAPD’s Security Requirements, City Demands Refund

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Two years after the City of Los Angeles approved a $7.25 million deal to move its e-mail and productivity infrastructure to Google Apps, the migration has still not been completed because the Los Angeles Police Department and other agencies are unsatisfied with Google’s security related to the handling of criminal history data.

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