"Your algorithms use unseemly amounts of data to keep users on your platform, because that leads to more ad revenue," Rep. Anna Eshoo told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Thursday.
Siding against Google, a federal judge has refused to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming the Chrome browser collects personal info from logged-out users including their IP addresses, identifiers stored on cookies, and data about web-browsing activity.
Business groups are lining up to support a federal privacy bill introduced this week by Rep. Suzan DelBene, a Democrat from Washington state who previously worked for Microsoft.
Google is looking to spin its new plan for cookieless targeted advertising as a privacy innovation. Advocates say it's more of a privacy nightmare.