I’m vaguely understanding this but I would love to actually have some details on exactly what privacy “issues”…
Google said earlier this month it would close its Reader service because of low usage, but a report says the company also killed the RSS platform because it did not want to commit a full staff to it to ensure the service complied with privacy laws.
After having to agree to multi-million dollar settlements with government agencies, Google Chief Executive Larry Page has been adding lawyers, policy experts and others to each of its teams who can deal with compliance and privacy issues, a report by AllThingsD says.
But that was something Google was unwilling to do for Reader, which didn’t even have a product manager or a full-time engineer working on it, the report says.
Read the full article on latimes.com.