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Google US settlement over privacy lapses in Covid-19 exposure apps passes first hurdle

By Amy Miller
  • 22 Jun 2022 23:33
  • 23 Jun 2022 00:03
Google’s agreement to change its Android operating system to settle privacy litigation over Covid-19 exposure notification apps passed its first hurdle today, a US magistrate judge said.
Magistrate Judge Nathaniel Cousins in San Jose, California, said during a videoconference hearing that he will grant preliminary approval “shortly.”

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Amy Miller

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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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