Google asks to have U.K. breach of privacy suit dismissed

The claimants’ case accuses Google of circumventing web browsers’ privacy settings to collect data on users

Google may very well be everywhere. According to, is the most visited website on the Internet worldwide, with 69.8 percent of all visitors coming from outside the United States. 2.9 percent of’s visitors come from the U.K., while an even higher percentage of people visit

With all of that traffic, one would expect Google to be hit with privacy lawsuits similar to those the company has faced in the U.S., abroad. But the tech giant rejects these claims, saying that a group of Internet users does not have jurisdiction to bring a breach of privacy suit in the U.K.

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Zach Warren

Zach Warren is Assistant Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, where he oversees online content submissions and administers InsideCounsel's enewsletters. Zach specializes in new media and multimedia...

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