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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I believe this is at least the 4th rogue employee (Canadian drug ads, Olympic ads, chrome pay-per-post ads, Kenyon database stealing) and/or the 50th awe-shucks "mistake" (wifi data collection, Buzz, etc.) mucking things up for the evil-slaying Google, and the excuses keep a-coming...

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