Google hit with new privacy problem, fires engineer

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 12:59 am

Internet search and advertising giant Google Inc fired an engineer in July for violating users’ privacy, the company said on Wednesday.

The engineer, David Barksdale, was accused of accessing information about teenagers he had met in a Washington state technology group, according to gossip website Gawker, which first reported the incident on Tuesday. Google would not confirm details of the firing.


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