Google was accused of data collection in UK from August 2011 to February 2012 in order to use them for targeted advertising.
The High Court of London blocked the claim against Google on accusations of collecting personal data of four million iPHone users, AP reports.
In the lawsuit, Google was charged with data collection in UK from August 2011 to February 2012, in order to use them for targeted advertising.
The claim was filed in this spring. The author of the claim - former CEO of Which Richard Lloyd – stated that Google allegedly bypassed the confidentiality setup of Safari browser and collected the user’s personal data (information on the race, political views, finances, physical and psychological health, sexual orientation etc.)
The initiators of the claim expected to obtain one billion dollars of compensation from the company. 20 thousand people joined the claim.
Previously, Google representatives claimed that they allow developers of third-party applications to analyze the users’ emails in Gmail Service and share obtained data with other companies.