Google sued for snooping on millions of Apple users

GOOGLE is facing a damaging new privacy battle after being sued for snooping on millions of British internet users.

Apple customers in Britain have begun to seek compensation after the search giant bypassed security settings on their iPhones and Mac computers, allowing it to track their browsing habits.

The legal bill could run into tens of millions of pounds because an estimated 10m Britons own an iPhone and could have suffered an invasion of privacy, experts said.

The action, which has been launched by Olswang, the law firm, will inflame the controversy over how Google handles the reams of personal data it has amassed... Go to Sunday Times to read the entire article