Schoolhouse Beat

Google stops scanning student Gmail accounts

Google said that it has stopped scanning student Gmail accounts for advertising purposes, the Wall Street Journal reported. The company decided to cease the practice after it was scrutinized during a recent court case in which students and other Gmail users sued the California-based company claiming that email scanning violated wiretap laws.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.