Google threatened with $100m lawsuit over nude celebrity photos

Lawyers representing celebrities whose private photos were published by hackers have threatened to sue Google for $100m, accusing the company of “making millions from the victimisation of women”.Private images of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna and others were widely distributed on the internet last month in the largest celebrity hacking scandal in history.
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/oct/02/google-lawsuit-nude-celebrity-photosAlso see:Google deletes ‘tens of thousands’ of celeb nude pics
Google has removed “tens of thousands” of nude pictures stolen from celebrities and published online.A statement from the web giant said it has deleted photos “within hours” of requests being made and has “closed hundreds of accounts.”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/29473557

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