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Google Privacy Deal Is 'Clear Abuse,' High Court Told

Law360 (July 10, 2018, 6:57 PM EDT) -- Challengers to an $8.5 million settlement resolving claims that Google shared user search histories urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the deal Monday, saying the agreement — which provides millions to class counsel and the rest to third parties, including organizations tied to class counsel and the tech giant — is "clear abuse."

The opening brief by Theodore H. Frank and Melissa Ann Holyoak of the Competitive Enterprise Institute asserted that the Ninth Circuit's decision upholding the deal sets a dangerous precedent by potentially making...
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Theodore H. Frank, et al., Petitioners v. Paloma Gaos, et al.


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17-961

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Supreme Court

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3890 Other Statutory Actions

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January 8, 2018

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