The company that operates Path, an online social networking application, agreed to pay an $800,000 penalty to settle charges that it violated the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule.
Google Inc. agreed to pay a record $22.5 million civil penalty and to disable all the tracking cookies it had said it would not place on Safari computers. In recent weeks, Google has been the subject of several other privacy complaints.
Google has recently asked individuals using it’s search engine to review it’s privacy laws. If your concerned, a company has developed what they consider to be the most private search engine in the world.