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UK High Court throws out mass privacy claim against Google

Monday 8 October 2018 | 11:47 CET | News
The UK High Court has blocked a mass privacy legal action against Google, reports The Guardian. Launched by campaign group 'Google You Owe Us', the case was brought in response to claims that Google bypassed privacy settings to collect sensitive personal data of more than 4 million iPhone users in the UK between August 2011 and February 2012. The group had been hoping to win compensation of at least GBP 1 billion for affected iPhone users. 

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google
Countries: United Kingdom
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