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Android users in US accuse Google of stealing cellular data for targeted ads

By Amy Miller
  • 12 Nov 2020 17:32
  • 12 Nov 2020 18:21

Google users allege that the Android operating system is secretly stealing their cellular data to refine Google’s targeted advertising business, in the latest proposed US class action asserting that consumers should be paid for the use of their personal data.
“There are privacy implications for an operating system specifically designed

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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