The class action lawsuit against Oracle in a California court, accusing the company of amassing “detailed dossiers on 5 billion people” without their consent. The group says Oracle has been using the data to power its advertising division, which generates around $42.4 billion in annual revenue. Since there is no privacy legislation in the US, the lawsuit claims that Oracle has violated federal, constitutional, tort, and state laws.

Additional coverage by Natasha Lomas in TechCrunch

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