Google Spy Could Face Jail Time

Ryan Tate · 09/16/10 05:47PM

Teen-stalking Google engineer David Barksdale could face up to five years in prison if he were to be convicted of violating the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which prohibits the intentional interception of electronic communication.

GCreep: Google Engineer Stalked Teens, Spied on Chats (Updated)

Adrian Chen · 09/14/10 02:26PM

We entrust Google with our most private communications because we assume the company takes every precaution to safeguard our data. It doesn't. A Google engineer spied on four underage teens for months before the company was notified of the abuses.