State pension fund takes legal action against Google’s parent company

R.I. GENERAL TREASURER Seth Magaziner said it was “an unconscionable violation of public trust” when Google did not disclose breaches of its social media platform that exposed users’ personal information to third parties. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island pension fund is taking legal action against the parent company of internet giant Google, alleging that company leaders hid privacy breaches that compromised personal information of millions of users. “Google had an obligation to tell its users and investors that private information wasn’t being protected,” R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner…
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