Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Jan 2012 22:45 UTC, submitted by bowkota
Google It really hasn't been Google's week. First the entire internet exploded because of some uninteresting nonsense regarding social networking (really internet?), but today something happened that's actually a bad thing and worth talking about: in Kenya, Google has been caught accessing the databases of a competing business, and offering Google's own product to the people in the database. Google has already apologised, and is currently investigating the matter.
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Comment by abstraction
by abstraction on Sat 14th Jan 2012 03:08 UTC
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2008-11-27

Sounds like employees doing evil stuff on their own and not something Google planned. Considering the size of Google and the many countries they operate in, there is bound to be people like this and honestly its not that surprising. They get fired and Google has to apologize for hiring them, not a big deal.

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RE: Comment by abstraction
by lucas_maximus on Sun 15th Jan 2012 01:26 in reply to "Comment by abstraction"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

The whole operation got moved to India ... someone further up the food chain must have known what was going on.

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