Google Moves To Boot Safari Secret Tracking MDL

Law360, New York (January 23, 2013, 3:20 PM EST) -- Google Inc. told a Delaware federal judge Tuesday that a multidistrict litigation accusing it of deceptively placing tracking cookies on Apple Inc.'s Safari browser should be dismissed because the plaintiffs were not harmed by the practice and therefore lacked standing.

Twenty-four consolidated lawsuits that make up the litigation have accused Google of violating various privacy laws — including the federal Wiretap Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act — by developing and using computer code that avoids the default privacy...
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