Google Street View 'snooping' to be investigated
You remember that little Street View privacy problem that Google had back in 2010? Authorities in the UK sure do and Mountain View's gonna have some serious splainin' to do if the Information Commissioner's Office has anything to say about it. Big G initially denied that its cars were used to willfully snatch up personal info from open WiFi networks, but a recent investigation by the FCC, coupled with earlier accusations, has prompted renewed scrutiny. The report from the US even suggests that "investigators in France, Canada and The Netherlands found that Google intercepted complete email messages, instant message conversations, video, audio, medical and legal information," which could lead to a big headache for the company. We really don't want to imagine the possible consequences of a nationwide Street View ban.Google Street View's WiFi snooping triggers renewed scrutiny in the UK originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 12 Jun 2012 18:21:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink &nbs
Google is facing a fresh investigation by the information watchdog after renewed concerns over data collected from cars talking pictures for the company's controversial Street View service.
Wed 13 Jun 12 from The Independent
Google 'snooping' to be investigated, Tue 12 Jun 12 from The Independent
The information watchdog has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View cars and the personal data collected from unsecured wifi networks in the UK.
Tue 12 Jun 12 from The Independent
(AP) — Britain's Information Commissioner's Office is reopening its investigation into Internet search company Google over its disputed Street View program.
Tue 12 Jun 12 from Phys.org
UK reopens investigation into Google Street View, Tue 12 Jun 12 from AP
Last week, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office reopened an investigation into Google's Street View service, on suspicions that the company may have been less ...
Wed 20 Jun 12 from The Verge
The British Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has confirmed that it intends to re-open the investigation into Google and its Street View project run between 2007 and 2010 as a result of ...
Wed 13 Jun 12 from Techspot
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office is re-opening its investigation into Google’s Street View data slurping. New information uncovered by the FCC's privacy ...
Wed 13 Jun 12 from The Verge
You remember that little Street View privacy problem that Google had back in 2010? Authorities in the UK sure do and Mountain View's gonna have some serious splainin' to do if the Information ...
Tue 12 Jun 12 from Engadget
The Information Commissioner's Officer reopens its investigation into how Google's Street View cars captured users' data.
Tue 12 Jun 12 from BBC Technology