Google Settlement Snubbed Class Members, Justices Told

Law360, Washington (October 31, 2018, 8:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court appeared skeptical of whether Google Inc.’s so-called cy pres settlement of a privacy class action was fair, under which $2 million went to class counsel, $5 million went to third parties chosen by class counsel and the company, and zilch went to the 129 million Google users who made up the class.

​Pedestrians pass in front of the Google building on Ninth Avenue in Manhattan. The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether Google's cy pres deal in a privacy class action was fair. (AP) The court heard oral arguments in the case Frank v. Gaos Wednesday morning,...

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