Nov 282012
 
 November 28, 2012  Breaches, Business, Court

Jonny Bonner reports:

Google has renewed its objections to a class action alleging that it intercepts emails and eavesdrops on online users in violation of California privacy laws.

In a brief filed in San Jose, the tech giant says two lead plaintiffs took “isolated words out of context” and misapplied state law, which “does not reach emails and electronic communications.”

Brad Scott and Todd Harrington sued Google in June for violation of the California Invasion of Privacy Act.

They claim that Gmail scans emails for words and content, and intentionally intercepts messages between non-Gmail subscribers and subscribers.

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