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Google will pay $7.5 million to settle Google Plus data leak litigation

By Amy Miller
  • 07 Jan 2020 15:38
  • 07 Jan 2020 15:38

Google has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle consumer litigation over data leaks caused by software bugs in its now-defunct Google Plus social network, according to a proposed settlement.

Google Plus users had sued Google after the company announced in late 2018 that two data leaks on the network

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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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