Students Seize New Tactic In Latest Google Privacy Suit

Law360, New York (February 3, 2016, 4:47 PM EST) -- A group of college students last week accused Google of scanning their emails for advertising purposes, but unlike similar classwide privacy efforts that have been routinely stymied, this action could offer a new strategy by focusing specifically on users who were told their emails would not be monitored.

In their Jan. 27 complaint, four University of California, Berkeley, students became the latest to raise claims that Google violated the Electronic Communications Privacy Act by reviewing the content of communications sent through their college email accounts in...
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Ryan Corley et al v. Google, Inc.


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5:16-cv-00473

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California Northern

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Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

January 27, 2016

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