Q: I received an email from Google today about my Google account is being subpoena. I don't really understand it.
Google has received a subpoena for information related to your Google account. This email serves as notice to you that Google may produce information in response to the subpoenas unless you make a formal objection in court, as described below.
The subpoena was issued by the Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit entitled xxx, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated v. PLAYITKA LTD, an Israeli Limited Company, and CAESAR’S INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, 18-cv-05277-RSL. Google is not a party to this litigation. The subpoena generally seeks contact information for purposes of identifying class members and administering a settlement. You have not been subpoenaed and you are not a target of the underlying lawsuit. Note that you may also receive separate notices from the parties involved in this settlement.
A: I will simplify it: a dude is suing Playitka and Caesar's Interactive Entertainment due to what is alleged to be the operation of an illegal online gaming operation. The subpoena is attempting to identify other people who may have lost money to this operation (e.g. you) to establish a class action lawsuit.
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