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News Story
8/14/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
Google denied that it violates consumers' privacy when it reads e-mails, according to court documents Gmail users and their contacts have no reasonable expectation that their correspondences will not be scanned for the purpose of targeting advertising, according to a Google court document. “People who use web-based email today cannot be...
News Story
8/14/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
The California-based advocacy group Consumer Watchdog has this week highlighted an interesting claim emanating from Google’s legal team, with which it is doing battle over data mining. In a motion to dismiss Consumer Watchdog’s class action lawsuit against it, Google said no email users can expect privacy. The lawsuit is about the fact...
News Story
8/13/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
The Internet is in a panic over a Google legal brief that claims Gmail users have no expectation of privacy when they use the service. Good headline, but let's be honest: that's the entire point of Gmail. So, I just finished reading Google's motion to dismiss in response to a lawsuit alleging that its e-mail scanning violates...
News Story
8/13/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
In motion to dismiss a data-mining lawsuit, Web giant says people have "no legitimate expectation of privacy in information" voluntarily turned over to third parties. s if Edward Snowden hasn't done enough to highlight how vulnerable electronic communications are to surveillance, Google has made it clear that people who send or...
News Release
8/12/2013
Posted by John M. Simpson
SANTA MONICA, CA -- In a stunning admission contained in a brief filed recently in federal court, lawyers for Google said people should not expect privacy when they send messages to a Gmail account. Consumer Watchdog said today that people who care about their email correspondents’ privacy should not use the Internet giant’s service....