Google privacy director Alma Whitten to step down after three years

By Shawn Knight
Apr 2, 2013
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  1. Google recently announced privacy director Alma Whitten will step down from her position with the search giant after three years on the job. She was hired by Google in 2003 and took over as the company’s Director of Privacy in...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Google had a director of privacy? Maybe it was so private that they themselves never knew it existed but they quickly found some poor chump to take the fall over their 7 mil fine. Having a director of privacy for Google is moot. I sure don't envy the sucker that fills that position.
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  3. coppersloane

    coppersloane TS Enthusiast Posts: 108   +33

    Who could blame her for stepping down? Google is the definition of privacy invasion.
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I don't think she stepped down voluntarily, more like booted down. I feel sorry for her. It's a job I wouldn't give thanks for.

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