9th Circ. Won't Revisit Google Wi-Fi Snooping

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 4:17 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit last week denied Google Inc.’s bid for a full appellate court rehearing of a September order that allowed a suit over whether the collection of data from Wi-Fi networks by its Street View fleet violated the federal Wiretap Act to proceed.

According to a Dec. 27 order, the court issued a revised opinion tweaking the reasoning behind its dismissal of the tech giant’s interlocutory appeal but otherwise affirmed the unanimous panel ruling and refused to revisit the case in an en banc hearing....
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