Report: Italy charges Google officials over taunting video
Four former and current Google charged with defamation and breach of privacy for allegedly allowing posting of video of a teen with Down syndrome being taunted, Reuters says.
Italian prosecutors reportedly filed defamation and breach of privacy charges against four former and current Google officials and set a February 3 hearing date, according to a Reuters report.
The case centers on allegations Google did not take steps to prevent a third party fromthat shows a teenager with Down syndrome being taunted by other teens.
Italian authorities were set to charge the individuals back in July. Prosecutors have since filed the charges and a hearing date for February has been set, Reuters said.
Google representatives were not immediately available for comment.