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Prison time, hefty fines for data privacy violations: draft U.S. Senate bill

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior Democratic U.S. senator on Thursday unveiled draft legislation that would allow hefty fines and as much as 20-year prison terms for executives who violate privacy and cybersecurity standards. FILE PHOTO: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) arrives for a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing evaluating the Intelligence Community Assessment on “Russian Activities and Read More

U.S. senators asks Google to explain delay in disclosing vulnerability

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(Reuters) – Three influential Republican U.S. senators on Thursday asked Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google unit to explain why it delayed disclosing vulnerabilities with its Google+ social network. The brand logo of Alphabet Inc’s Google is seen outside its office in Beijing, China August 8, 2018. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Google said Read More

Senators asks Google to explain delay in disclosing vulnerability

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(Reuters) – Three influential Republican U.S. senators on Thursday asked Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google unit to explain why it delayed disclosing vulnerabilities with its Google+ social network. The brand logo of Alphabet Inc’s Google is seen outside its office in Beijing, China August 8, 2018. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Google said Read More

Google to acknowledge privacy mistakes as U.S. seeks input

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leading internet search engine Google will acknowledge that it has made “mistakes” on privacy issues in testimony an executive of the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit will deliver to a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday, according to a document reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Google logo in an office building in Zurich Read More