Google Users’ Privacy Suit Tossed For Lack Of Injury

Law360, Chicago (January 2, 2013, 1:47 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday axed a putative class action accusing Google Inc. of violating privacy laws by storing and aggregating user data under its universal privacy policy, saying the consumers suing the company failed to allege they were injured by the tech giant's activities.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal granted Google's motion to dismiss the consolidated complaint, which accused it of violating the Wiretap Act, California's Right of Publicity Statute, California's Unfair Competition Law, California's Consumer Legal Remedies Act, various common laws and...
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