Android Users Defend Class Cert. Bid In Google Privacy Row

Law360, New York (June 17, 2015, 2:02 PM EDT) -- Android users claiming Google Inc. passed their personal information along to app developers without permission shot back in California federal court Tuesday at the company's attempt to derail their bid for class certification, denying that their case involves different claims against each developer.

The plaintiffs rejected Google's position that the case hinges on whether the app developers actually accessed and misused the Android users' information — which Google says would create a raft of individualized issues — stating that they'll rely on common evidence to support their claims.

"If plaintiffs' approach is rejected, that will not mean that extensive individualized issues...

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