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...
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