Alphabet incorporated Google beaten by a privacy lawsuit by consumers who accused the company of poking around his web activity without his promotion. The District Judge of the United States dismissed the claim that Google tract Personal information like browsing history and IP(Internet Protocol) address. Even the users are off the Sync option in google chrome and don’t have an account. Judge Rogers give the final verdict by giving a statement “Google appropriately reveal, and plaintiffs give permission to the collection of the issue data.” The judge also gives the verdict on another case involving the browser Chrome.
The issue was regarding Incognito Mode which let the user do web surfing privately. Though this feature has been used by millions of people. But a number of users claim that giant companies monitor your personal data even you on Incognito Mode. The users using the feature get the satisfaction of being safe and having no one watching it. The tech giant has always been resilient about its security feature. Still a lot of complaints against the tech giant snooping on our personal data. Google spokesperson was quick to respond regarding the matter. Said, “In 2024 they will remove the third-party advertisement that helps in tracking web movements and won’t employ another option to employ.”
Is Google Tracking us?
On May 2021, the jury asked the same question to Google CEO(Chief Executive Officer) Sundar Pichai under the oath. Sundar Pichai has not given a direct answer. Eventually given the answer to the question YES. His official Statement was “If you have given permission to Google then yes it is.” Indirectly we give permission to the organization through G-mail, Maps, or G-Pay. The vast majority of the audience believes tech giant collects Big Data in a day to day life. Monitoring our personal data without our consent.