As a follow-up to the revelation that Google fired an employee, David Barksdale, for accessing user accounts and harassing minors, Gawker.com has posed four useful questions to Google:
1) Has everyone whose privacy was violated by Barksdale been notified?
2) Why weren’t Barksdale’s actions reported to the police?
3) What specific steps is Google taking to prevent similar incidents in the future?
4) How many employees have the kind of unfettered access to accounts Barksdale had?
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All good questions. I hope Google answers them in a forthright manner.