BetaNews: Google faces class action lawsuit for gathering personal data from millions of iPhone users

BetaNews: Google faces class action lawsuit for gathering personal data from millions of iPhone users. “A group going by the name Google You Owe Us is taking Google to court in the UK, complaining that the company harvested personal data from 5.4 million iPhone users. The group is led by Richard Lloyd, director of consumer group Which?, and it alleges that Google bypassed privacy settings on iPhones between June 2011 and February 2012. The lawsuit seeks compensation for those affected by what is described as a ‘violation of trust.'”