High Court Boots Google Privacy Deal For Standing Issues

Law360 (March 20, 2019, 10:23 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday remanded an $8.5 million Google privacy class action settlement to a lower court, saying it could not address an underlying dispute over the deal's fairness because of questions over whether the Google users can plausibly claim to have suffered concrete harm.

  The U.S. Supreme Court remanded an $8.5 million Google privacy class action over whether search engine users have standing in the case. (AP) The high court said the search engine users have arguably failed to show that they suffered separate, real-world injury from the company illegally sharing their queries with websites they visited....

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3890 Other Statutory Actions

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January 8, 2018

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