Wendy Davis reports:
Yahoo is asking a judge to deny class-action status to a group of people who are suing the company for scanning their email messages.
The company argues in new court papers that the lawsuit doesn’t lend itself to class-action treatment because one of the key unresolved issues turns on whether Web users consented to the scans. Yahoo says that users’ consent needs to be litigated on a case-by-case basis.
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