Google Data Mining Plaintiff Moves To Certify Class

Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 5:13 PM ET) -- A Texas man accusing Google Inc. of illegally using data from emails sent to Gmail addresses asked a California federal judge on Monday to certify a class of account holders, battling Google's claims that consent issues in the case have to be determined individually.

Keith Dunbar, who claims Google is violating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act by analyzing content in emails received by Gmail users from non-Gmail users without obtaining proper permission, argued in his motion for class certification that consent issues do not prevent class...
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