March 7, 2021

Google facing new privacy suit over email scanning

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By Ross Todd, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. has brought on lawyers from Cooley to defend the company from claims that it violated a federal privacy statute by intercepting and scanning emails sent by students using its Apps for Education service. The suit puts Cooley in the familiar position of defending Google’s scanning […]

Privacy firm drops suit against Twitter

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By Ross Todd, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Attorneys at Edelson on Thursday dropped a proposed class action alleging that Twitter Inc. violates a federal wiretapping law through its handling of direct messages between users. Edelson’s Alexander Nguyen filed suit in September on behalf of a Texas man claiming that Twitter reads the contents […]