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Novel Writing a No-No at Google: Lawsuit - Newser;

Novel Writing a No-No at Google: Lawsuit - Newser

NewserNovel Writing a No-No at Google: LawsuitNewserFile photo of Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The company's privacy policies are the subject of a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, FIle). (Newser) – If you plan to write the Great American Novel and you work at Google, you may want ...and more »

Google Confidentiality Agreement Is Unlawful, Claims Employee in Lawsuit - Insurance Journal;

Google Confidentiality Agreement Is Unlawful, Claims Employee in Lawsuit - Insurance Journal

Insurance JournalGoogle Confidentiality Agreement Is Unlawful, Claims Employee in LawsuitInsurance JournalA Google Inc. product manager has sued the company, accusing it of unlawfully prohibiting employees from sharing concerns with coworkers, shareholders or the press, and maintaining a “spying program” to prevent leaks. In the class action lawsuit filed ...and more »

Google Accused in Lawsuit of Silencing Employees - ABC News;

Google Accused in Lawsuit of Silencing Employees - ABC News

ABC NewsGoogle Accused in Lawsuit of Silencing EmployeesABC NewsTime for our big board. We'll get right to it with Dan Abrams at the desk for our first story. Let's start with that bombshell Google lawsuit encouraging employees to spy on each other and silencing complaints with their confidentiality agreement and ...and more »

Anonymous employee accuses Google of internal 'spying program' in multibillion-dollar lawsuit - South Florida Business Journal;

Anonymous employee accuses Google of internal 'spying program' in multibillion-dollar lawsuit - South Florida Business Journal

South Florida Business JournalAnonymous employee accuses Google of internal 'spying program' in multibillion-dollar lawsuitSouth Florida Business JournalAn anonymous product manager filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing Google of having an internal “spying program.” The lawsuit, filed in the San Francisco Superior Court, claims the Mountain View-based company violates California Labor Laws by maintaining ...and more »

Former employee sues Google over alleged workforce censorship - The Global Legal Post;

Former employee sues Google over alleged workforce censorship - The Global Legal Post

The Global Legal PostFormer employee sues Google over alleged workforce censorshipThe Global Legal PostGoogle's confidentiality policies violate Californian labour laws and effectively amount to spying on its own workforce, a former Google employee has alleged. Under microscope of Indian competition regulator. A complaint lodged by an anonymous former ...and more »

Employee sues Google for its internal spying programme - Tehelka;

Employee sues Google for its internal spying programme - Tehelka

TehelkaEmployee sues Google for its internal spying programmeTehelkagoogle12 One of its employees is taking Google to court for maintaining an internal spying programme and forcing employees to voluntarily report on others who have potentially leaked information. According to the lawsuit filed on December 20 in ...and more »

Manager Says Google Policies Are Evil, Indeed - Courthouse News Service

Manager Says Google Policies Are Evil, IndeedCourthouse News ServiceSAN FRANCISCO (CN) — Google muzzles its employees with unconstitutional confidentiality agreements, which prevent them even from writing “a novel about someone working at a tech company in Silicon Valley,” a manager claims in court. Google's ...and more »

Lawsuit Against Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Accuses Tech Giant To Protect Its Secrets - Chester News;

Lawsuit Against Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Accuses Tech Giant To Protect Its Secrets - Chester News

Chester NewsLawsuit Against Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Accuses Tech Giant To Protect Its SecretsChester NewsIt is no secret, that corporate entity, more certainly so with the giants that are located in Silicon Valley, are prone to their secrets. However, with the newest lawsuit against Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google, accusing them of going too far to ...and more »

Google lawsuit: Is Google spying on its employees? John Doe thinks so and has taken them to court - International Business Times, India Edition;

Google lawsuit: Is Google spying on its employees? John Doe thinks so and has taken them to court - International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionGoogle lawsuit: Is Google spying on its employees? John Doe thinks so and has taken them to courtInternational Business Times, India EditionGoogle is being sued by one of its own employees based on the accusations of maintaining a "spying program" and preventing the workers from sharing concerns with anyone. The class-action lawsuit filed on Tuesday in California state court in San ...and more »

Google Sued by Employee for Unlawfully Censoring its Workforce - TheHRDigest;

Google Sued by Employee for Unlawfully Censoring its Workforce - TheHRDigest

TheHRDigestGoogle Sued by Employee for Unlawfully Censoring its WorkforceTheHRDigestPrivacy of data is a growing concern for all the tech companies. With the rise in the number of cyber attacks taking place, the companies are being cautious about the security of such data. But the internet giant Google has supposedly gone too far in ...and more »

Google sued by employee over internal 'spying program', confidentiality policies - The Indian Express

Google sued by employee over internal 'spying program', confidentiality policiesThe Indian ExpressGoogle, google sued, google employee sues company, google confidentiality policies, google lawsuit Google's motto is 'don't be evil'. Google's illegal confidentiality agreements, policies and practices fail this test. One of Google's product managers ...and more »

Lawsuit claims that Google's employees are forced to ignore serious product defects - Yahoo News;

Lawsuit claims that Google's employees are forced to ignore serious product defects - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsLawsuit claims that Google's employees are forced to ignore serious product defectsYahoo NewsA new and somewhat bizarre lawsuit filed against Google accuses the search giant of running an “internal spying program” and forcing employees to adhere to “illegal confidentiality agreements, policies, guidelines and practices.” Don't Miss: 5 products ...and more »

Google spies on employees to ensure confidentiality: suit - New York Post

Google spies on employees to ensure confidentiality: suitNew York PostGoogle operates an Orwellian and illegal “spying program” to keep employees from leaking company info, a product manager at the search giant claims in a lawsuit filed against the tech titan. The program, aimed at enforcing strict confidentiality ...and more »

Google accused of unlawfully censoring its workforce - The Australian;

Google accused of unlawfully censoring its workforce - The Australian

The AustralianGoogle accused of unlawfully censoring its workforceThe AustralianAn anonymous Google product manager is alleging in a lawsuit that the internet giant unlawfully censors current and former employees by imposing sweeping employee-confidentiality policies that deter whistleblowing. The lawsuit was filed this week by a ...and more »

Google Employee Suing Google for its Confidentiality Policies - XDA Developers (blog);

Google Employee Suing Google for its Confidentiality Policies - XDA Developers (blog)

XDA Developers (blog)Google Employee Suing Google for its Confidentiality PoliciesXDA Developers (blog)An anonymous Google employee has filed a lawsuit in the California Superior Court in San Francisco claiming that Google's confidentiality policies are essentially a “spying program“. The man behind the lawsuit believes these policies violate the state ...and more »

Google's Culture of Secrecy Is a Bad Fit With Its Values - Inc.com

Google's Culture of Secrecy Is a Bad Fit With Its ValuesInc.comA whistleblower lawsuit shows how far Google will go to suppress information that could bring legal trouble or public embarrassment. By Jeff Bercovici. Jeff Bercovici is the San Francisco bureau chief of Inc. Previously, he held senior editorial ...and more »

Briefcase: Drugs, hookers factor into pension bribery, feds say - Charleston Post Courier;

Briefcase: Drugs, hookers factor into pension bribery, feds say - Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post CourierBriefcase: Drugs, hookers factor into pension bribery, feds sayCharleston Post CourierNEW YORK — A former top official at the country's third-largest pension fund and two broker-dealers were charged Wednesday in what a federal prosecutor described as a classic bribery scheme that steered $2 billion in trades in exchange for drugs, ...and more »

Google sued by employee for confidentiality policies that 'muzzle' staff - ARNnet;

Google sued by employee for confidentiality policies that 'muzzle' staff - ARNnet

ARNnetGoogle sued by employee for confidentiality policies that 'muzzle' staffARNnetA product manager at Google has sued the company for its allegedly illegal confidentiality agreements, policies and practices that among other things prohibit employees from speaking even internally about illegal conduct and dangerous product defects ...and more »

Google sued by employee over internal “spying program” - The Drum;

Google sued by employee over internal “spying program” - The Drum

The DrumGoogle sued by employee over internal “spying program”The DrumA former Google employee is suing the search giant over what the suit claims are illegal confidentiality rules, according to a story on Computerworld. The program, called Stopleaks, suggests that employees need to report on “strange things” they see or ...and more »

The 10 most damning allegations from the new Google lawsuit - Mic;

The 10 most damning allegations from the new Google lawsuit - Mic

MicThe 10 most damning allegations from the new Google lawsuitMicA lawsuit filed on Monday by a former Googler going by "John Doe" paints an interesting picture of the tech giant's internal work culture. The complaint itself, fit with some colorful commentary — "Sunlight remains the best disinfectant. Google must ...and more »