NY, Calif. Customers Sue Over Google's Privacy Rules

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 6:50 PM EDT) -- Two putative class actions filed in California and New York federal courts Tuesday allege Google Inc. violated the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and other U.S. and state laws by storing and aggregating user data under its controversial new privacy policy.

Google customers, seeking to represent classes of people who've had Google accounts or cellphones running Google's Android operating system since 2004, said the Internet giant merged customer data from all of its products and services, including YouTube, Gmail, Google Plus and Google's search engine, without obtaining...
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