Google Users Consented To Data Collection, Judge Hears

Law360, San Francisco (August 13, 2013, 5:43 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. urged a California federal judge Tuesday to throw out a putative nationwide class action accusing the tech giant of violating privacy laws by aggregating and storing users' data, arguing that the plaintiffs consented to the data-gathering when they signed Google's terms of service.

Google's attorney argued that the plaintiffs' complaint — now on its second amendment — continues to fail in the same way previous versions did: by failing to establish that they have standing to sue. The complaint doesn't include evidence that Google...
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