Kansas Derek Schmidt today announced a settlement with Google over its location tracking practices related to account settings, resulting in an agreement by the internet search provider to alter its business practices to safeguard personal identification information of consumers. The agreement is related to Google’s location data as it pertains to its digital advertising business. States raised concerns about consumer privacy and potential violation of privacy laws. The multistate settlement between Google, Kansas and 39 other states will result in Google paying $391.5 million to the states, of which $5.9 million will be received by Kansas.