United States of America: District of Columbia: Attorney General lawsuit against Google over location tracking practices

Progress

Current status
in force
29 Dec 2022 in force
24 Jan 2022 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
United States of America
Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
online advertising provider
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government
Implementation Level
subnational

Timeline of events

29 Dec 2022
in force

Announced USD 9.5 million settlement with Google over alleged deceptive location tracking practices

On 29 December 2022, the Attorney General (AG) of the District of Columbia announced that it had reached a USD 9.5 million settlement with Google, closing the case against the company's alleged deceptive location tracking practices. In particular, t…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body central government
24 Jan 2022
under deliberation

Filed lawsuit against Google over alleged deceptive location tracking practices by Attorney General of the District of Columbia

On 24 January 2022, the Attorney General of the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit against Google over the platform's location tracking practices. In the lawsuit, it is alleged that Google violated the Consumer Protection Procedures Act by mislead…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body central government