‘Companies will have to be squeaky clean on data’

A quartet of senior executives at Google have told this newspaper that the Cambridge Analytica scandal has repercussions for all data-gathering firms. Emmet Ryan reports

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
25th March, 2018
Matt Brittin and Sridhar Ramaswamy have been at pains to point out that Google is not a social network, but potential pitfalls remain

Four senior Google executives have told The Sunday Business Post that the Cambridge Analytica revelations are an issue for all data-gathering businesses, not just Facebook.

Google’s ads boss Sridhar Ramaswamy, EMEA boss Matt Brittin, chief business officer Philipp Schindler and vice-president of news Richard Gingras all told this newspaper that the tech giant actively responding to user concerns in reaction to the Guardian’s story.

Schindler said Google’s data had not been...

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