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REPORT: Google Knew About Street View Scandal

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology

Considering the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) findings in its two-year-long Street View data collection investigation, the $25,000 it rece...

Google Will Let You Keep Your Location Private--But Not Automatically

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Inc. is going to let people with home wireless networks decide whether they want to be lumped into a system that helps pinpoin...

One Year After Wi-Spy, Policymakers Demand Answers From Google on Potential Lawbreaking

Nathan Newman | Posted 07.24.2011 | Technology
Nathan Newman

Everyone recognizes the benefits consumers gain from geolocation services and smartphones, but the speed of their adoption means that consumers don't even know the amount of privacy they are losing.

Google Refusing To Turn Over WiFi Data

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut's attorney general says Google is refusing to give him access to data it collected about state residents from publ...

FCC Probes Google 'Wi-Spy' Breach

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission is investigating whether Google Inc. broke the law by inadvertently sucking up fragments of e...

States Launch Joint probe of Google Wi-Fi snooping

Computerworld | Gregg Keizer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As many as 30 states could join an investigation into Google Inc.'s collection of personal information from unprotected wireless networks, Connecticut...

Google Tells Lawmakers It Never Used Wi-Fi Data

AP | By JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

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Google Gathered Public WiFi Data To Map

AP | By EVERTON BAILEY JR. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

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Google To Hand Over Intercepted Data

ft.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google will begin handing over to European regulators the rogue data it intercepted from private WiFi internet connections within the next two days, i...

Google Hit With Restraining Order Over Private Wifi Data

businessinsider.com | Nick Saint | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An Oregon judge has issued a restraining order forbidding Google from destroying data the company accidentally recorded from private wifi networks wit...

Google Balks At Turning Over Data To Regulators

nytimes.com | KEVIN J. O'BRIEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has balked at requests from regulators to surrender Internet data and e-mails it collected from unsecured home wireless networks, saying it nee...

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....

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 Private Data Collection: Company ADMITS Snooping Via WiFi Networks

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In a blog post published Friday, Google admitted to 'mistakenly' collecting sensitive private data sent over WiFi networks. Germany's data protecti...