Judge Allows Challenge to Google Privacy Penalty

A federal judge has allowed a public interest group to challenge a $22.5 million fine Google agreed to pay earlier this month to settle allegations that it violated a consent decree it reached last year with the Federal Trade Commission related to violations of its privacy policies.The court ruled Tuesday that Consumer Watchdog, which has long been a thorn in the side of Google, has the right to challenge the $22.5 million penalty. The group must file its challenge by Sept. 21, the judge said.
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