back to article Google tells world where Apps users live after WHOIS SNAFU

Names, home and email addresses, and phone numbers for a whopping 282,867 Google Apps domains have been exposed through previously borked private WHOIS records, Cisco boffins say. The research is the work of Nick Biasini, Alex Chiu, Jaeson Schultz, Craig Williams and William McVey of Cisco's Talos team who today published an …

  1. John Lilburne

    No doubt Google will keep ...

    ... any privacy fees that the punters paid. Just as they kept the proceeds from fake Olympic ticket sales.

    1. Badvok

      Re: No doubt Google will keep ...

      Yep, I'm sure they will keep the $0,000,000,000 they made. FYI, Google don't charge extra even though if you go direct to enom there is an extra fee. I suppose there is a case to say that some people wouldn't have signed up for Apps without privacy protection but that's a bit tenuous given this is Google we're talking about.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Data Breach

    £1,000 per breach, plus all expenses incurred by those affects. 282,867 breaches is a minimum fine of £282,867,000.

    The only way to make a company pay attention is to punch them in the wallet and keep punching.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    How is this different than what. ICANN do?

    They require you publish name address phone and email to hold a domain...

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Other stories you might like