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 March 21, 2017  Business, Court, Featured News, Online

Matthew Renda reports:

A federal judge refused to sign off on a settlement between a class of email users and Google, sending the parties back to the drawing board to come up with a more detailed disclosure of how Google intercepts and uses emails for targeted advertising.

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh issued the order Thursday, saying the class did not demand enough concessions from the tech giant its practice of scanning incoming and outgoing emails for information that it uses for targeted advertising.

Specifically, Koh wanted to see disclosures hosted on a website or somehow publicly disseminated that clearly spell out how Google intercepts, scans and uses the information from non-Gmail users.

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h/t, Joe Cadillic

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