Wendy Davis reports:
Google has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging that the company violates people’s privacy by scanning Gmail messages for ad-targeting purposes, according to court papers filed Monday.
If accepted by U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh in the Northern District of California, the deal will resolve a class-action complaint brought on behalf of people who don’t themselves have Gmail accounts, but communicate with Gmail users. Details of the settlement haven’t yet been disclosed.
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