Buzz Users Sue Google Over Inconsistent Class Notice

Law360, New York (January 10, 2013, 3:48 PM EST) -- Three Google Buzz users sued Google Inc. on Monday in New York on behalf of more than 20,000 people involved in an $8.5 million privacy violation settlement over what they claim are confusing inconsistencies between the settlement agreement and the class notice.

The plaintiffs claim a November 2010 settlement in a suit alleging Google’s Buzz social networking program violated the privacy rights of email users contained discrepancies such as inconsistent deadline information and variable proof of usership requirements.

As a result, some class members were unable...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Rudgayzer et al v. Google Inc.

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


I. Leo Glasser

Date Filed

January 8, 2013


Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.