Google Wants 9th Circ. To Review Gmail Wiretap Ruling
By Allison Grande
Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 5:10 PM ET) -- Google Inc. on Wednesday pushed a California federal judge for permission to immediately appeal a ruling that upheld most claims in a class action over the company's alleged scanning of users' emails, saying the case presents novel questions about the interpretation of the outdated federal Wiretap Act.
In its motion for certification for interlocutory review, the search engine giant argued that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh's Sept. 26 order allowing the plaintiffs' claims under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act to proceed warranted immediate review by the...