Google Gets Claims Trimmed From Android Privacy MDL

Law360, New York (March 12, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday trimmed some claims from multidistrict litigation accusing Google Inc. of collecting and sharing user data without consent through its Android mobile operating system, finding the plaintiffs couldn’t prove the required economic loss.

This was the second time U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White had dismissed the plaintiffs’ claims that Google had violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by collecting users' data from third-party mobile apps without their permission. According to the judge, the plaintiffs' second amended complaint still failed to show a...
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