Google Goes After Mug Shot Sites
Posted: 10/7/2013  |  By: Jeff John Roberts | GigaOM
A group of websites has built a thriving trade by posting arrest records online, then demanding anywhere from $30 to $400 from users who want to remove the compromising images. Lawmakers have so far failed to put a stop to the sites, but now the the mug shot industry faces a new challenge that could imperil its business model.