David Barksdale, Google Engineer Fired For Accessing User Data, Is Not The First To Commit Offense

Google Engineer Stalked Minors, Accessed Private User Data

Google has just confirmed that it fired one of its engineers for violating internal security policies, effectively confirming a Gawker report that detailed how former employee David Barksdale had used his clearance to access private data of multiple people, including four minors. [...] We asked Google how many times this has happened and have confirmed that it is the second such incident.

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