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Google fired a large number of employees because they were involved in monitoring users’ personal data and disclosing it to unauthorized persons

Google fired a large number of employees because they were involved in monitoring users' personal data and disclosing it to unauthorized persons

Data is the most important information that many technology companies have, and any company’s negligence may damage their reputation. If their data is compromised in any way, many users will no longer trust such companies in the future. For example, when more than 533 million pieces of data were leaked to the Internet, Facebook was hit hard, and Google was aware of this fact and did not want to take leniency on the issue of user data leakage.

The search engine giant fired nearly 80 employees because they used internal tools to obtain personal information from users, many of whom were also involved in disseminating such information to the outside world. Tracking and destroying user data without permission is completely against the policy.

The company laid off nearly 80 employees last year due to improper control of user confidential information, of which 36 were, but the company laid off 18 employees in 2018 and 26 in 2019. Realizing that any of his weaknesses could affect billions of users; therefore, severe measures were taken against these workers.

Company representatives said that the company restricts its employees’ access to user data and has taken some protective measures to control employee behavior. The company only allows a few authorized users to access users’ private information. People even need a satisfactory reason to view personal data, and the company has evaluated the reason many times before entering the user’s personal data.

The latest book “The Ugly Truth” reveals some facts that Facebook has also become a victim of this type of user data breach, because some of its employees abused their rights and monitored sensitive user information, thus damaging the social platform’s status among Facebook users.

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In 2014 and 2015, she terminated her employment contract with more than 52 employees. Even an employee on the social media platform tried to obtain information about the woman he was out with. These security vulnerabilities are not new, because many technology companies are facing similar situations, they process data from billions of people, and many employees are keen to view this data.

Some Snapchat employees also tried to access people’s sensitive information in 2019. However, the company should not be kind to these employees, because this is not only a violation but also an actual crime.

Google fired a large number of employees because they were involved in monitoring users' personal data and disclosing it to unauthorized persons

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The search engine giant fired nearly 80 employees because they used internal tools to obtain personal information from users, many of whom were also involved in disseminating such information to the outside world. The company laid off nearly 80 employees last year due to improper control of user confidential information, of which 36 were, but the company laid off 18 employees in 2018 and 26 in 2019. Company representatives said that the company restricts its employees’ access to user data and has taken some protective measures to control employee behavior.

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