Google cookies 'bypassed Safari privacy protection'Google has been accused of bypassing the privacy settings of users of the Safari web-browser.
The Wall Street Journal said Google and other companies had worked around privacy settings designed to restrict cookies.
Cookies are small text files stored by browsers which can record information about online activity, and help some online services work.
However Google says the story "mischaracterises" what happened. More...
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