A consumer group is leading the charge in a case against Google, suing the tech company for illegally collecting the data of iPhone users, Bloomberg reports. According to a court filing, the group, known as Google You Owe Us, may seek up to $4.29 billion, representing 4.4 million people. Google denies the allegations and argues the hearing should not take place in a London court. The consumer group is accusing Google of using an algorithm to gather users’ browsing history and personal data by maneuvering around the default settings of Apple’s Safari browser. It is seeking permission to have the case heard as a representative action.
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