Judge Dismisses Much Of Lawsuit Over D.c. School Closures, But Allows Civil-rights Claims To Move Forward

12 Oct

activists said they were pleased with the ruling. Were happy that we can still litigate on some of the counts around discrimination, said Daniel del Pielago, an organizer for the group. Were still in the game. A spokesman for the D.C. Office of the Attorney General, whose lawyers are representing Henderson and Gray in the case, declined to comment.

Judge strikes down Bloomberg’s ‘Taxi of Tomorrow’

That way, passengers and cabbies alike could see which cars work best. Automakers would have an incentive to improve their cabs to make sales.

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Google’s browser tracking

Follow @stevenmusil A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Google, finding that the Web giant’s browser cookie-tracking practices had not caused them any harm. The lawsuit, which was filed in February 2012 by users of Web browsers from Apple and Microsoft, accused Google and three other online advertising companies of having “tricked” the Web browsers into accepting cookies that enabled Google to serve the plaintiffs targeted advertising. The lawsuit was filed soon after it was revealed that Google used special code to get around users’ privacy controls in Safari and Internet Explorer in order to track users on computers and mobile devices. While agreeing that the companies bypassed the browsers’ privacy settings, US District Judge Sue Robinson wrote in her 25-page opinion (see below) released Wednesday that the plaintiffs did not demonstrate that they suffered harm as a result of their personal information being collected and sold.

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