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“I don’t want any buck passing.”

That’s Judge James Donato, telling Google in no uncertain terms that Google chief legal officer Kent Walker better show up tomorrow at 3PM and address the litigation hold, deleted chats, and fake privilege situation.

“The CEO, appropriately in my view, said ask Mr. Walker,” says the judge. But the buck stops with Walker, he suggested.

Yesterday, Judge Donato officially ordered Google to do this: “Google is directed to provide the Court with all copies of the litigation holds issued in this case by November 15, 2023.”