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Google defeats wiretapping, breach of contract claims in US privacy case over mobile apps

By Amy Miller
  • 25 Jan 2022 17:56
  • 25 Jan 2022 17:56
Google has won its bid to narrow a privacy lawsuit accusing the company of illegally harvesting personal data from Android smartphones for advertising purposes, even if users had turned off tracking in their settings, a US judge in San Francisco ruled today.

US District Judge Richard Seeborg granted Google’s request to dismiss

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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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