We’ve concluded our investigation into the serious allegations about our use of data from Mocality’s website in Kenya. We’re very sorry this happened. We’ve taken appropriate action with the people involved and made changes in our operations to ensure this doesn’t occur again.
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- It appears the VP is sweeping this under his feet. How can we Google clients be sure that our data is not unethically used? No reassurance provided and responsibility accepted.
Additionally, the issue of reparations to Mocality has not been mentioned!!Jan 27, 2012
- This statement doesn't say anything... i would like to see an official response, not just a two line post, about how is Google going to solve this issue and prevent it from happening again. What was the problem, who is behind it, was the big Google aware of it, what exactly are your actions now?Jan 28, 2012
- Jan 30, 2012
- The Google I know has a very strong culture of honesty and openness within the company. I don't understand how it could have been subverted like that, and once subverted I don't see how it could be fixed so quickly. What changes were made?Jan 30, 2012
- An unsatisfactory response. Was this a concerted effort? Was Google "illegally" or even "unethically" accessing Mocality's database? Or was the issue the verbal comments being made by one or more employees? Was this happening as described (with direct Google net accesses from USA as well as India)?Jan 31, 2012
- initiative that google for fairJan 31, 2012