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Google Being Sued Over New AI Data-Scraping Privacy Policy

One week after Google updated its user privacy policy to allow data scraping from millions of users for artificial intelligence (AI) training purposes, the tech giant is now facing a class-action lawsuit.
Google, its parent company Alphabet, and Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind, were accused in a July 11 filing in a federal court in San Francisco of misusing large amounts of personal information and copyrighted material without their consent to train its AI systems.

Eight plaintiffs, represented by Clarkson Law Firm, claimed to be representing “millions of class members,” such as internet users and copyright holders, who said that their privacy and property rights were violated by Google’s recent updates to its privacy policy….

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