‘Preferably Caucasian’: Cynet apologizes amid furor over LinkedIn job ad

A Virginia-based tech recruiting company has apologized after posting an illegal job listing seeking “preferably Caucasian” candidates on LinkedIn and other sites. Twitter users first took notice of the offending employment listing by Cynet Systems. Outrage quickly spread over the weekend, and by Monday Cynet was scrambling to control the Read more…

Google fined €50 million under new EU data protection law

Google fined €50 million under new EU data protection law

Ethics In Tech France’s data privacy protection agency has fined Google €50 million ($56.8 million) for failing to comply with the European Union’s new European Union data protection regulations. Agence France-Press reports the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) slapped Google with the record penalty for violating the General Data Read more…

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