Google customers are suing the search company over claims they were deceived by its new privacy rules.
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The lawsuit, filed in a federal court in Manhattan, seeks financial compensation for the alleged deception and alleged violation of the Computer Fraud Abuse Act and Stored Electronic Communications Act.
At the time, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) expressed concern that the changes could erode user privacy and lower privacy standards.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) said Google’s disclosure – that it will track what users do across all Google-owned services – comes across more like a confession than a bold new move.