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07 Oct 2012

A copycat Canadian privacy suit against Gmail Internet

In July, several people filed attempted class action suits against Google, on the peculiar theory that Gmail was spying on its own users' mail. One of the suits was in Federal court, the other two in California state court, but the complaints were nearly identical so we assume that they're coordinated.

Now we have a similar suit filed in provincial court in British Columbia, Canada.

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04 Oct 2012

Publishers settle with Google Copyright Law

Google's book scanning project has been the subject of two long running lawsuits. One of them, from a group of publishers settled today.

Articles in Publisher's Weekly and the New York Times note that although the terms of the settlement are confidential, it's very unlikely that the publishers got much more than what Google already offered.

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