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Google, Users Urge High Court Not To Review Privacy Deal

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 5:32 PM EDT) -- Google and several users told the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday that it needn’t review a privacy case wherein class members stand to receive none of an $8.5 million settlement, saying the cy pres deal is appropriate because divvying up the fund among the class isn’t feasible.

The tech giant and the individuals leading class action litigation accusing Google LLC of improperly sharing users’ search terms with third parties to bolster advertising revenue and profitability offered separate briefs challenging a petition lodged by the Competitive Enterprise...
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Theodore H. Frank, et al., Petitioners v. Paloma Gaos, et al.


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17-961

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Supreme Court

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3890 Other Statutory Actions

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January 8, 2018

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