said by thender:No different than a cell phone employee listening to user's voice mails and reading txt messages. said by beck:
Google fired the guy. Nobody can always find everyone that is bad. You try the best you can.
You can do whatever you want AFTER the fact. But the point is it still happened BECAUSE google collects user data.
When you take on the task of collecting all sorts of personal data to utilize for profit, you have to answer to the angry angry mob when shit like this happens.
It's like a street cop walking a beat. Anyone can put into effect any legislation in the world. When the beat cop is walking down the street unsupervised by himself, he is king of that domain.
Your privacy agreements mean NOTHING if someone has the access & means to violate it.