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B.C. court greenlights 1 of 3 class actions against Google for non-consensual data collection

News | 02/04/2022 5:57 pm EST
Google's search engine logo celebrating the 140th anniversary of the RCMP in May 2013./ Image via Google.

A Supreme Court of British Columbia judge has temporarily stayed two separate class-action lawsuits against Alphabet Inc.’s Google, pending a final determination on the class-action certification of a third lawsuit aiming to represent users of all devices (including Android and Apple Inc.’s iOS smartphones) and on behalf of all users located in Canada, excluding Ontario and Quebec residents.

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