Google is attempting to keep consumer Android tracking requests out of court

Google is attempting to keep consumer Android tracking requests out of court

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Alphabet Inc.’s Google will settle charges that it deceived consumers about tracking their app use on mobile phones running its Android operating system in federal court outside of California. According to a Tuesday ruling from Judge Susan Van Keulen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the claims will be handled through arbitration rather than litigation. According to the court, the Google Pixel phone user who brought the complaint on behalf of other consumers held gadgets that were subject to an agreement to arbitrate issues. According to the lawsuit, Google illegally acquired data on non-Google app usage on Android.


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