The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in Lloyd v Google. Mr Lloyd sought to represent a class of more than 4 million iPhone users, who were affected by the “Safari Workaround” (which allowed Google to secretly track and collate users’ internet browsing and then use the data collected for commercial purposes).
In a single judgment, Lord Leggatt (with whom Lord Reed, Lady Arden, Lord Sales and Lord Burrows agreed) upheld Google’s appeal and restored the order of Warby J refusing permission to serve out of the jurisdiction. In particular:
The judgment is here.
Victoria Wakefield QC will present a short webinar about the judgment on Tuesday 16 November at 12.30pm. Please register here.
Victoria Wakefield QC appeared for the Respondent, Mr Richard Lloyd, instructed by Milberg London LLP.
Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC appeared (in writing only) for the third intervener, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry and Association of British HealthTech Industries, instructed by CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP.