According to a brief report by Bloomberg, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC also called) is preparing a heavy penalty for Google after the search engine giant has violated the privacy restrictions of Safari for iOS, tracking users through advertisements scattered everywhere on numerous websites.
The source said that the penalty would be imposed on the Mountain View giant could get around to about 10 million dollars. Just Google, at this time, would be negotiating with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on the amount of the penalty you pay for violating the privacy statements or systems of Safari, Apple’s Internet browser.
The fine will be imposed that could be the first issued by the FTC for violation of rules on protection of privacy on the Internet, since the agency is trying to improve the security of data about the web.
Google has used privacy setting to Safari, allowing the installation of a tracking cookie. With the installation of this cookie Google can track users movements on the web to find the sites you visit and show, therefore, suitable advertisements.