Thu, Oct 03, 2013 - Page 15 News List

Google accused of illegal wiretapping in Gmail scans

NY Times News Service, SAN FRANCISCO

Koh also dismissed Google’s argument that Gmail users consented to the interception and that non-Gmail users who communicated with Gmail users also knew that their messages could be read.

“Accepting Google’s theory of implied consent — that by merely sending e-mails to or receiving e-mails from a Gmail user, a non-Gmail user has consented to Google’s interception of such e-mails for any purposes — would eviscerate the rule against interception,” she wrote.

This story has been viewed 2302 times.
TOP top