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Safari User Sues Google Over Alleged Privacy Rights Violations
2012-02-19 05:25:34

A user of the Safari web browser is suing Google, accusing the largest online search engine on the planet of violating his privacy rights in Apple's iPhone and iPad line of products, Bloomberg reported on Friday. According to reporters Phil Milford and Jef Feeley, the lawsuit was filed by Illinois resident Matthew Soble and stems from earlier reports claiming that Google was one of a handful of companies utilizing a piece of clandestine code to get around security settings in the Internet...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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