Jul 092018
 
 July 9, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

Anne Bucher reports:

Google LLC, which provides the popular free email service Gmail, is facing a class action lawsuit accusing it of allowing third-party developers to view and read users’ personal emails without their consent.

Plaintiff James Coyne of Ohio says he set up his free Gmail account in September 2009 and plaintiff Michael Coyne, also a resident of Ohio, says he set up his free Gmail account in December 2009.

Both plaintiffs claim that Google provided third-party developers with access to their email inboxes without their knowledge or consent.

Read more on Top Class Actions. The Google Third-Party Email Access Class Action Lawsuit is James Coyne, et al. v. Google LLC, Case No. 5:18-cv-04042, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division.

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