Court Dismisses Privacy Policy Suit Against Google

A federal court in California has again dismissed a class action lawsuit brought by Google users who claimed the search giant broke the law when it combined the privacy policies of Gmail, YouTube and a variety of other services. In a decision, U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal said, “[He] must do more than point to the dollars in a defendant’s pocket; he must sufficiently allege that in the process he lost dollars of his own.”