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Google Wants Fraud Claims Tossed From Privacy Class Action Suit

Sept. 8, 2021, 3:33 PM

Google LLC and parent company Alphabet Inc. are arguing that several claims levied against them in California federal court should be axed because there’s no evidence they acted intentionally to violate users’ privacy rights.

That lack of intentionality and lack of obfuscation on Google’s part means the plaintiffs’ Consumers Legal Remedies Act and common law fraud claims need to be tossed, the search giant alleged in a reply in support of its motion to dismiss filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Attorneys representing the plaintiffs didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. ...