Aug 242011
 
 August 24, 2011  Business, Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Lisa Branco writes about a lawsuit that may be interesting to follow:

A Massachusetts woman filed a class action suit in Mass. state court against Google on July 29, alleging that Google violated Massachusetts’ wiretap law by scanning messages she sent from her AOL account to recipients’ Gmail accounts. Massachusetts is one of several states that require all parties to give their consent to the interception or recording of communications (unlike federal law and the laws in a majority of states, which only require consent from one party to the communication). MGL Ch. 272 § 99(B)(4); § 99(C)(1).

Read more on Law Across the Wire and Into the Cloud

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