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February 17th, 2012
09:56 PM ET

Google tracks unknowing Apple users

CNN's John King speaks with Jonathan Mayer, the grad student who cracked the code that allowed Google to track users.


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  1. Rob

    Ok, let me get this straight. Google can hack into our computers with no penalties, whereas an individual cannot hack into Google (or any other site) without being thrown in jail? Did I get this right? Yes. I got that right and it sucks.

    February 18, 2012 at 1:31 pm |
  2. Rob

    Ok, let me get this straight. Google can hack into our computers with no penalties, whereas an individual cannot hack into Google (or any other site) without being thrown in jail? Did I get this right? Yes. I got that right and it stinks.

    February 18, 2012 at 1:31 pm |
  3. Rob

    Ok, let me get this straight. Google can break into our computers with no penalties, whereas an individual cannot hack into Google (or any other site) without being thrown in jail? Did I get this right? Yes. I got that right and it stinks.

    Third time I've posted this because the others are 'awaiting moderation' due to censorship. Just trying to figure out which words are banned. In the meantime I'll go watch porn on the public library computers. We'll see if this one fly's.

    February 18, 2012 at 1:33 pm |