Google Wants Email Scanning Info Nixed From Transcript

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. on Thursday pushed a California federal judge to scrub portions of a recent class certification hearing transcript that the company claims reveals highly sensitive information about its allegedly unlawful practice of scanning users' emails.

In a notice submitted to U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, the tech giant announced its intention to move for the redaction of portions of the transcript from a Feb. 27 hearing, in which the court considered the plaintiffs' motion to certify several proposed classes of consumers who allegedly were harmed by the company's practice of analyzing users' emails without their permission.

"Google will move to...

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