Google Fights Phone Data Consumer Action At Top UK Court

Law360, London (April 28, 2021, 3:37 PM BST) -- Google urged the U.K. Supreme Court on Wednesday to reject a multibillion-pound privacy suit accusing the company of tracking iPhone users, arguing that the proposed claimants did not suffer from a sufficiently similar level of harm to form a representative class.

Google wants the court to reject a decision allowing the former director of a consumer rights group to represent millions of iPhone users who accuse the tech giant of unlawfully bypassing privacy settings. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Antony White QC, counsel for Google LLC, told the court that consumer rights activist Richard Lloyd should be refused permission to serve his proposed...

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