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The Podium

Tuesday, April 17

“A Slap on the Wrist”

By Brad

Via Brendan Sasso of The Hill, some lawmakers are unhappy with the FCC’s $25,000 fine for Google in the wake of the commission’s StreetView spying investigation:

This fine is a mere slap on the wrist for Google,” Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) said in a statement late Sunday.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) called on the Justice Department and state attorneys general to conduct their own investigation into the case.

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