Google faces a fine of $ 100 million because of iCloud stolen intimate photos of celebrities




Lawyers Hollywood actresses whose intimate pictures were stolen from the cloud service iCloud, threatening a lawsuit to Google. Internet giant accused of connivance and earning millions of dollars at the expense of the female victimization. The amount in dispute is $ 100 million.


We are talking about the pictures of the actress Jennifer Lawrence, singer Rihanna, model Kate Upton and other celebrities. According to the lawyer Marty Singer, representing the interests of more than a dozen victims, he sent a letter to the founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, as well as the head of the board of directors of the American company and lawyers Eric Schmidt Google. In a letter to the corporation is accused of unethical behavior – the company does not remove the pictures from the services BlogSpot and YouTube.

Singer argues that a month ago, a law firm Lavely & Singer asked Google to remove the image of open access, but many images can still be seen on the platforms owned by the corporation.

«Google knows that posted on the Internet photos of actresses are confidential and obtained illegally by hackers. Close eye on it and not taking any action, the company is benefiting from the scandal and actually become complicit in the violation of privacy, “- said the lawyer.

Recall that in September, with a difference of a few weeks in the Network were posted personal photos of several dozen American show business stars. Pictures were allegedly stolen from the service iCloud. Apple has claimed that the attackers gained access to the intimate “self” celebrities as a result of the attack target, and not because of the vulnerability of the service.

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