Google Slams Users' Latest Bid To Pull CEO Into Privacy Row

By Allison Grande (August 5, 2022, 10:12 PM EDT) — Google and Chrome users are continuing to exchange jabs in a dispute over the company’s alleged tracking of private web browsing activities, with Google slamming the latest bid to depose its CEO as a “fishing expedition” and the plaintiffs pressing a California federal judge to impose more sanctions on Google for discovery violations.

In a response filed Thursday, Google shot back at the plaintiffs’ renewed request to question the company’s CEO Sundar Pichai as part of a putative class action they are pressing against the tech giant, which they accuse of surreptitiously tracking Chrome users running the browser’s incognito mode.

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