Google Deepmind data action ‘dropped’
The UK data protection collective action against Google and its DeepMind subsidiary has been discontinued in its current form, according to reports. Group representative Andrew Prismall and Mishcon de Reya have withdrawn their action for data privacy breaches which was on behalf of a 1.6 million-strong class whose confidential data was shared in breach of data protection law. The withdrawal of the case is likely influenced by the failure of advertising cookies case Lloyd v Google, which was rejected by the Supreme Court in November last year. More from ICLG.