Google Buzz Class Notice Claims Not Precluded, Judge Told

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 5:58 PM ET) -- A group of Google Buzz users suing Google Inc. over alleged inconsistencies in the class notice provided for an $8.5 million privacy violation settlement urged a New York judge Tuesday to reject the company’s arguments that the earlier suit precluded their claims.

Google has sought to dismiss the Stored Communications Act claims of plaintiffs Michael Amalfitano and Lillian Ganci as precluded because those plaintiffs failed to successfully opt out of the November 2010 California court settlement at issue, which dealt with the same information-sharing allegations....
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