William Dotinga reports:
A challenge to sealed filings in the massive class action over Gmail privacy will get priority treatment of sorts, a federal judge ruled Friday.
News outlets – including Courthouse News, Gannett, McClatchy and the New York Times – lobbied U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh earlier this week to deny Google’s requests to file under seal, citing public interest in the case involving millions of Gmail users. The sprawling class action dubbed In re Google Inc. – Gmail Litigation claims that the tech giant’s new privacy policies violate federal computer fraud, eavesdropping and wiretap laws.
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