Google's Gmail scanning unclear to users, judge finds

Judge Lucy H. Koh will allow a class action suit that alleges Google violated wiretapping laws to proceed

By , IDG News Service |  IT Management

"The court rightly rejected Google's tortured logic that you have to accept intrusions of privacy if you want to send email," said John M. Simpson, Consumer Watchdog's privacy project director, in a news release. "Companies like Google can't simply do whatever they want with our data and emails."

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