From Courthouse News:
Attorneys for Google urged a federal judge to ignore demands made by news outlets to deny requests to seal documents in a massive – and settled – class action over Gmail privacy.
News agencies – including Courthouse News, Gannett, McClatchy and the New York Times – lobbied U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh earlier this year to deny requests by Google and the lead plaintiffs 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 claimed that the tech giant’s new privacy policies violate federal computer fraud, eavesdropping and wiretap laws.
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