Congress is fed up with Google after it hid major data breach for months

Google’s childish approach to business ethics has landed it in hot water with Congress yet again. After discovering a software glitch earlier this year – persisting since 2015 — the company chose to hide it from consumers and regulators. That is, until The Washington Post exposed it earlier this week. The glitch, which has since been fixed, affected the company’s Google+ social network and exposed the personal data of nearly 500K users. Google has since shut Google+ down permanently. But questions remain over the timeline, and why the company chose not to disclose the glitch and potential breach. Senators John…

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