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Google nears final approval of US class settlement in Covid-19 exposure notification privacy litigation

By Jenn Brice
  • 11 Oct 2022 20:59
  • 11 Oct 2022 21:08
Google's deal resolving privacy litigation over Covid-19 exposure notification appears headed for final approval, a US judge said at a virtual hearing today.

But US Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Jose, California, said plaintiffs' attorneys will first need to explain why they're seeking $2 million in fees.

If approved, the settlement

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Jenn Brice


Jenn is a data privacy and security reporter based in San Francisco. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia. Before joining MLex, she edited UVA’s independent student newspaper and interned at Morning Brew, where she contributed to emerging tech and marketing newsletters.

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