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Google Privacy Breach

"Say It Ain't So, Joe, Again, and Again, and Again ...": A Legacy of Continued Bad Behavior at Google

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

I believe, as I have believed for some time, that more active regulation of Google is warranted. Google has demonstrated that it cannot be trusted. In fairness, no one could be trusted or should be trusted with so much power.

Google Collected Emails, Personal Information: South Korean Police

AP | KIM KWANG-TAE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea — Google Inc. collected e-mails and other personal information from unsecured wireless networks in South Korea while taking p...

Google Tightening Privacy Leash On Employees

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. is tightening its privacy leash on employees in an effort to ensure they don't intrude on people while the Internet ...

Google Collected Email Passwords, French

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google scooped up sensitive data such as passwords when putting together its Street View service, suggests an early look at the information. ...

Google Tells Lawmakers It Never Used Wi-Fi Data

AP | By JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

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Google Stops Deleting Street View WiFi Data

ft.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google halted the global deletion of collected private WiFi data on Friday following confusion over what it should do with the material....

Germany Lashes Out At Google For 'Alarming' Privacy Breach

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BERLIN — Germany's consumer protection minister strongly criticized Google for a widespread privacy breach and insisted Saturday the U.S. Intern...

Google Blamed For Misuse Over StreetView Data

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google is "almost certain" to face prosecution for collecting data from unsecured wi-fi networks, according to Privacy International (PI). ...

Google In The Hot Seat Over WiFi Privacy Breach

Huffington Post/AP | Everton Bailey Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Google representatives on Monday said the search engine company has not broken any laws with the collection of data for its mapping...

Google Investigated By Germany On Suspicion Of Violating Privacy Laws

AP | MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BERLIN — German prosecutors are investigating Google Inc. on suspicion it violated privacy laws when it recorded fragments of people's online ac...

Google May Face FTC Probe Over Mistaken Collection Of Private Data: REPORT

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google is likely to face inquiry from both the US Federal Trade Commission and German officials over its admission that it mistakenly collected privat...