Google Faces New Privacy Suits For Non-User Email Scanning

Law360 (March 15, 2018, 5:58 PM EDT) -- A California law firm said Thursday it has filed the first of what it hopes will be thousands of individual state court damages claims over Google's allegedly illegal email scanning for advertising purposes, which has already resulted in a $2.2 million federal court settlement.

The plaintiffs' firm, Gallo LLP, said it had filed a new, 10-plaintiff privacy suit in Santa Clara County Superior Court that includes the same allegations from the recently settled Matera v. Google federal case, in which the proposed class covered email users who don't have Gmail accounts but communicated with Gmail users. That case ended in August...

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