Closing the Book On Authors Guild V. Google Books

By | LXBN | April 18, 2016
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When Google Books launched more than a decade ago the idea that a tech company could scan millions of books to permanently store in their database without paying royalties would’ve been a good laugh. And yet, with yesterday’s Supreme Court action, Google Books’ victory was the expected—and widely supported—outcome.

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Third Circuit Ruling Reinstates State Law Privacy Claims Related to Google’s Use of Cookies

By | Data Protection Report | November 23, 2015

In re: Google Inc. Cookie Placement Consumer Privacy Litigation, involves 24 consolidated lawsuits that were initially brought against several internet advertisers alleging violations of various state and federal privacy statutes, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Wiretap Act and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

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Cookies, Promises, and California: Why the 3rd Circuit Revived Privacy Claims Against Google

Cookies, Promises, and California: Why the 3rd Circuit Revived Privacy Claims Against Google

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit revived several privacy claims against Google pertaining to the Internet company’s practice of side-stepping “cookie blockers” on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Apple’s Safari browsers.

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