Ars Technica: Google+ class action starts paying out $2.15 for G+ privacy violations

Ars Technica: Google+ class action starts paying out $2.15 for G+ privacy violations. “Google’s Facebook competitor and ‘social backbone’ was effectively dead inside the company around 2014, but Google let the failed service hang around for years in maintenance mode while the company spun off standalone products. In 2018, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google+ had exposed the private data of ‘hundreds of thousands of users’ for years, that Google knew about the problem, and that the company opted not to disclose the data leak for fear of regulatory scrutiny.”

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