Sep 27, 2006 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Three users of AOL have filed a case against AOL, for releasing personal queries of  its users. The data had vital personal information like name, address, social security numbers typed in the search box by the users.  The users of the AOL feel that AOL cannot disclose their personnel data without their consent. Speaking in  defense of AOL, their spokesman Andrew Weinstein said “This was a screw up, and we're angry and upset about it. It was an innocent-enough attempt to reach out to the academic community with new research tools, but it was obviously not appropriately vetted, and if it had been, it would have.”

You can see a copy of the complaint here.

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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