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An anonymous reader writes: Three Republican senators have sent a letter to Google demanding the company hand over an internal memo based on which Google decided to cover up a Google+ data leak instead of going public as most companies do. The existence of this internal memo came to light on Monday in a Wall Street Journal article that forced Google to go public with details about a Google+ API bug that could have been used to harvest data on Google users.
According to the report, the internal memo, signed by Google’s legal and policy staff, advised Google top execs not to disclose the existence of the API bug fearing “immediate regulatory interest.” Google’s legal staff also feared that the bug
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