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Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

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A US Magistrate in San Jose has dismissed a class action lawsuit challenging Google's universal privacy policy, finding that plaintiffs failed to prove any injury caused by Google's co-mingling of their data across all services used. A US Magistrate in San Jose has dismissed a class action lawsuit challenging Google's universal privacy policy, finding that plaintiffs failed to prove any injury caused by Google's co-mingling of their data across all services used. 0 Comments

Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

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Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission Wi-Fi data collection investigation, a U.S. lawmaker and the Electronic Privacy Information Center are calling for further investigations of Google. Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission Wi-Fi data collection investigation, a U.S. lawmaker and the Electronic Privacy Information Center are calling for further investigations of Google. 0 Comments

Google Street View has Patent, Urination Problems

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Google Street View has often been the subject of controversy. The latest: Google and Apple are facing a patent lawsuit for Street View technology used on the iPhone and iPad, while a urination image is causing legal troubles for Google in France. Google Street View has often been the subject of controversy. The latest: Google and Apple are facing a patent lawsuit for Street View technology used on the iPhone and iPad, while a urination image is causing legal troubles for Google in France. 0 Comments

Google Appeals Wiretapping Definition Ruling

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When Google "accidentally" picked up data from encrypted wireless networks, the gates of Hades burst open. Lawsuits have flown freely since, and a recent ruling has opened the field to charges of wiretapping. Google is now appealing that ruling. When Google "accidentally" picked up data from encrypted wireless networks, the gates of Hades burst open. Lawsuits have flown freely since, and a recent ruling has opened the field to charges of wiretapping. Google is now appealing that ruling. 0 Comments