Indiana, Washington, Texas, and D.C. sue Google over location tracking

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Three states and the District of Colombia sued Google on Monday, claiming the company "deceived consumers to gain access to their location data," The New York Times reports.

The separate lawsuits filed by the attorneys general of Washington, D.C., Texas, Washington, and Indiana allege that Google "misled users of Android phones and of tools like Google Maps and its search engine by continuing to track location information of users who had changed privacy setting to prevent the data collection," writes the Times.

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