Mar 272015
 
 March 27, 2015  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News

Oscar Williams-Grut reports:

Google could face a wave of privacy lawsuits in the UK after three people won the right to sue the search giant for snooping on their web browsing.

The search giant had sought to block attempts by three Brits to sue the company over the monitoring of their web browsing without consent. But the Court of Appeal today dismissed the attempts, saying that the cases “raise serious issues which merit a trial”.

In a statement, the three judges hearing the case said: “They concern what is alleged to have been the secret and blanket tracking and collation of information, often of an extremely private nature… about and associated with the claimants’ internet use, and the subsequent use of that information for about nine months.

Read more on London Evening Standard.

Related: Ruling in Vidal-Hall v. Google.

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