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Mass action against Google over iPhone data blocked by London court

LONDON: London’s High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Alphabet’s Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than 4 million iPhone users although it said the company’s actions had been “wrongful”. The claimants had said Google had illegally accessed details of iPhone users’ internet browsing data by bypassing privacy settings on the Safari browser between June 2011 and February 2012. Richard Lloyd, a consumer activist who was behind the “Google You Owe Us” court…