Google Chastised Over Doc Preservation In Data Mining Suit

Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge criticized Google Inc. on Tuesday for failing to preserve discoverable documents in connection with a proposed class action alleging the technology giant illegally harvested information from users’ Gmail accounts, but declined to impose sanctions.

U.S. District Judge Paul S. Grewal ordered Google in January to turn over internal documents related to the company’s advertising targeting and data flow, but plaintiff Keith Dunbar claims the company has not fully complied with that order because it has failed to present prior or updated versions...
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