LinkedIn is accessing users email accounts without users’ consent

Russ August & Kabat Has Filed A Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Claiming LinkedIn’s Email Practices Violate State And Federal Laws
http://www.linkedinclassaction.com

LinkedIn’s disturbing practice of accessing users’ third-party email accounts (e.g., Google’s Gmail, Yahoo! Mail) without users’ consent

see also:
Users Sue LinkedIn Over Harvesting of E-Mail Addresses
September 21, 2013
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/21/users-sue-linkedin-over-harvesting-of-e-mail-addresses