engine - 6:25 am on Oct 11, 2013 (gmt 0)
It just got even tougher to stop a company from tracking your movements online. A federal judge in Delaware Wednesday dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought against Google and two other tech companies, arguing that the Web users who brought the case couldn’t prove that Google’s tracking practices caused them harm.U.S. Judge Says Google's Tracking Not Proved Harmful [blogs.wsj.com] U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson wrote that the companies had circumvented the browsers’ settings, allowing users’ personal information to be sold to ad companies. But the judge said that the plaintiffs couldn’t show that they suffered because the companies collected and sold their information.