Spain Data Protection Watchdog Fines Google
Peter Edward / 4 years ago
Looks like Google is in trouble again
After six months of legal drama, Google is set to be fined €900,000 Euro or $1.38 million in regards to serious violations of users’ privacy. The Spanish Data Protection Agency came out saying;
“Google unlawfully collects and processes personal information of users of various Google services such as Gmail. The agency considers that Google seriously violates the right to the protection of personal data.”
Just like other tech giants Google has come under fire following the leaks by Edward Snowden in regards to how the US has been collecting data from users all over the world. However a recent survey conducted for the Computer and Communications Industry Association claims that users are more concerned about the theft of personal and financial information than that of online privacy and tracking by marketers.
Thank you The Australian for providing us with this information.
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