News tagged with privacy violations

US judge orders Google to turn over data to FBI

A U.S. judge has ruled that Google Inc. must comply with the FBI's warrantless demands for customer data, rejecting the company's argument that the government's practice of issuing such requests to telecommunication companies, ...

dateJun 01, 2013 in Internet
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Germany fines Google for privacy violations

German authorities said on Monday they had fined Google for illegally collecting massive amounts of personal data including emails, passwords and photos while setting up its disputed Street View service.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Internet
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Italian court overturns Google convictions

(AP)—An Italian appeals court on Friday overturned the convictions of three Google executives found criminally responsible for a video on a Google site that showed a disabled teen being bullied.

dateDec 21, 2012 in Internet
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Employers ask job seekers for Facebook passwords

(AP) -- When Justin Bassett interviewed for a new job, he expected the usual questions about experience and references. So he was astonished when the interviewer asked for something else: his Facebook username and password.

dateMar 20, 2012 in Internet
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