3rd Circuit Revives Privacy Class Claims Over Google’s Cookie Placement

Mealey's (November 12, 2015, 12:39 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — Mostly affirming a lower court’s dismissal of putative class claims under federal and state law related to the purported placing of tracking cookies on users’ computers by Google Inc., a Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 10 found merit to the plaintiffs’ California state law privacy claims, reversing in part and remanding the trial court’s judgment (In Re: Google Inc. Cookie Placement Consumer Privacy Litigation, No. 13-4300, 3rd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 19581).

(Opinion available. Document #97-151119-033Z.)

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