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Google engineer fired for privacy breach

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
12 years ago13,335 views

<<David Barksdale, a 27-year-old former Google engineer, repeatedly took advantage of his position as a member of an elite technical group at the company to access users' accounts, violating the privacy of at least four minors during his employment, we've learned. Barksdale met the kids through a technology group in the Seattle area while working as a Site Reliability Engineer at Google's Kirkland, Wash. office. He was fired in July 2010 after his actions were reported to the company.>>

Much more at >> http://gawker.com/5637234/

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