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Yesterday, the Northern District of California denied class certification in the challenge to Google’s practice of scanning emails to serve advertising, In re Google Inc. Gmail Litig., No. 13-MD-02430-LHK.  Judge Koh had previously denied Google’s...

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On 11/15/12, a class action complaint was filed on behalf of a 16-year old child against Google, alleging that Google scans emails sent by minors for advertising purposes, which is in violation of federal and...

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Last week the FTC entered into two major settlements – a $22.5 million civil penalty against Google for violating a prior FTC order, and a final settlement with Facebook over charges that the company misrepresented...

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On March 16, the French Data Protection Authority (the “CNIL”) sent a letter to Google in which it requests responses to 69 questions regarding Google’s recently launched revised privacy policy that took effect on March...

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The Article 29 Working Party (an EU advisory body that includes representatives from each of the EU’s data protection authorities) has asked Google to delay implementation of the recently announced changes to its Privacy Policy...

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A Dutch certification authority (CA) name Diginotar has been hacked and the attackers issued themselves at least one  rogue certificate in the name *.google.com.  As a result, the attackers can impersonate google.com on the web,...

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