J Maslow reports:
Google’s recent move to get a privacy lawsuit filed against it dismissed has failed in the San Jose US Federal District Court. The lawsuit alleges that the search engine giant has violated the privacy rights of the users of its electronic payment system, Google Wallet.
The suit claims that Google breached users privacy rights by sharing users’ personal information with third-party/outside app developers. Judge Beth Labson Freeman tossed out two additional claims against Google but let stand the following causes of action: breach of contract, violation of the US Federal Stored Communications Act, and a violation of California consumer protection statute.
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