Google Denied 9th Circ. Review Of Gmail Snooping Case

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 1:38 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday denied Google Inc. permission to seek the Ninth Circuit's take on two murky exceptions to federal wiretap law the company says let it off the hook for allegedly scanning users' emails to deliver targeted advertisements, ruling the multidistrict case has advanced too far to interrupt it now.

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh declined to allow Google an immediate appeal of her Sept. 26 ruling that scanning emails to create user profiles did not fall within the ordinary course of...
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