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Top Court To Weigh Bar For Group Data Suits In Google Case

Law360, London (April 27, 2021, 4:38 PM BST) -- The U.K. Supreme Court is set to hear Google's attempt this week to quash a multibillion-pound privacy suit, a case that could offer guidance on claiming damages for loss of data control and potentially widen the scope for bringing group actions in England.

Google wants to overturn a decision allowing the former director of a consumer rights group to represent millions of iPhone who accuse the tech giant of unlawfully bypassing privacy settings. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Google LLC is seeking to overturn the Court of Appeal decision that allowed Richard Lloyd, the former executive director of consumer rights group Which?, to represent millions...

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