Aug 222010
 
 August 22, 2010  Business, Court, Featured News, Surveillance

David Kravets reports:

Whether Google is liable for damages for secretly intercepting data on open Wi-Fi routers across the United States is to be aired out in a Silicon Valley federal court.

Eight proposed class actions from across the country that seek unspecified monetary damages from Google were consolidated this week and transferred to U.S. District Judge James Ware in San Jose, California. Another five cases are likely to join.

Read more on Threat Level.

Related: Consolidation Order (pdf)

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