Are Google's Bosses Responsible, Like Murdoch, for the Culture that Led to Hacking? Google's transgressions were on a scale a gazillion times larger, but not at all targeted. It's not clear that Google has, or ever had, any specific purpose in mind for that data. As I suggested in a recent post, within Google's scientific culture, the collection of data for its own sake is a core value.If we look at Sergey Brin and Larry Page through the Trans-Atlantic Murdoch lens, will we come to the conclusion, as MP Watson has about Murdoch, that it is "their company, their culture, their people, their business, and their failures," that are responsible for the Street View breach of trust. I purposely left off "lies," and "crimes," because those words are sensationalist when applied to Murdoch, but misleading—and potentially libelous—when applied to Brin and Page. +1, that about sums up the situation.