Federal judge approves Google Buzz privacy settlement

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] Tuesday approved a settlement agreement [text, PDF] in a privacy lawsuit against Google [corporate website] over its Buzz [website] social networking application, awarding damages to privacy groups previously left out of the original proposed settlement. Judge James Ware approved the revised settlement awarding $500,000 to the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) [advocacy website] which had filed a complaint [text, PDF] with the Federal Trade…

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