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Why a Dead Kennedys Punk Isn't Buying Google's Privacy Deals

East Bay Ray of the Dead Kennedys performs in 2014.

East Bay Ray of the Dead Kennedys performs in 2014.

Photographer: Scott Legato/Getty Images 

Google had its bad day in Washington but it’s not out of the mosh pit yet.

The Alphabet Inc. unit still has unresolved privacy lawsuits, including one from 2010 over the mining of Wi-Fi data from millions of private homes by its Street View mapping vehicles. The company is waiting on the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether businesses can continue to settle class-action suits by donating money to interest groups instead of providing direct compensation to those affected.