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

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