High Court Bid Not Enough To Keep Street View MDL On Ice

Law360, San Francisco (February 7, 2014, 5:37 PM EST) -- A California federal judge Friday lifted a stay in multidistrict litigation accusing Google Inc.'s Street View fleet of illegally gathering data from Wi-Fi networks, rejecting Google's bid to preserve the stay while it petitions the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss the case after the Ninth Circuit refused.

U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer ordered the parties to pursue discovery on Google's claim that the plaintiffs — citizens who say Street View collected information from their Wi-Fi networks — lack standing to accuse Google of violating the...
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