Google has quietly amended its search engine indexing to exclude past and present personal medical data for the first time.
It’s a deceptively straightforward change the company describes in its… 576 more words
Imagine being the employee who had to send this rather melancholic message:
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First of all, we want to offer our apologies for any inconvenience.
Unfortunately, an ex administrator has deleted all customer data and wiped most servers.
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