Liz Gannes

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Report: FTC to Fine Google Over Safari Bypass Within Next 30 Days

Following a small FCC fine over Google delaying its Street View Wi-Fi investigation, the FTC is likely to order Google to pay a “sizable” fine in the next month for bypassing the Safari browser’s privacy settings to install cookies, the Mercury News reported. The Wall Street Journal, which exposed the bypass in February, had reported that regulators in the U.S. and the European Union were looking into the matter. Google said its actions were inadvertent.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”