Italy High Court Clears Google Execs In Video Privacy Case

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 5:22 PM EST) -- Italy's highest court on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of three Google Inc. executives who had been convicted of violating privacy laws by failing to prevent the posting of a video to a YouTube predecessor that depicted the bullying of an autistic child.

The ruling by the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation, announced by Google's global privacy counsel Peter Fleischer in a post on his personal blog Wednesday, clears Fleischer, senior vice president of corporate development and chief legal officer David Drummond, and former Google Italy board...
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