Google Responds to New British Investigation of Street View (page 2)

Google has strongly rebuffed suggestions that the Streetview data provided to an investigation by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office was 'pre-prepared.'The ICO is currently seeking more answers from the search giant on the data collected from public Wi-Fi networks, while Streetview cars were mapping the UK in 2010.Google was fined 25,000 and warned about its future conduct when it was found to have broken rules, but has the ICO has re-opened the probe amid allegations Google provided doctored data.Incorrect statements and assumptionsIn a letter to the government body, obtained by the Telegraph, Google says there has been "a number of statements and assumptions that incorrectly suggest that the disk made available to the ICO for analysis was "pre prepared" and not representative of the payload collection, and that Google had greater knowledge about payload collection prior to its May 2010 blogpost than previously had been disclosed."It goes on to say: "Your letter raises questions

Google Responds to New British Investigation of Street View

For the third time, Google is being investigated by the British privacy regulators over its secret Street View data collection. This week, Google responded to authorities' questions -- but the ...

Tue 19 Jun 12 from Bits NY Times

Google denies cover-up as Streetview probe reopened

Google has strongly rebuffed suggestions that the Streetview data provided to an investigation by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office was 'pre-prepared.'The ICO is currently seeking more ...

Mon 18 Jun 12 from Techradar

Google denies Streetview data cover-up

Google has issued a robust response to Britain's Information Commissioner's decision to reopen the investigation into unauthorised 'WiFi snooping' by Streetview cars.

Mon 18 Jun 12 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

Google 'snooping' investigation: response in full

The Information Commissioner has reopened a probe of Google's Street View project, which American investigators found had intentionally collected emails, passwords and other personal data from ...

Mon 18 Jun 12 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

British Officials Try Again on Google Data Collection

For the third time, Google is being investigated in Britain over its secret Street View data collection. One thing investigators want to know: When they went to Google's offices in 2010 and ...

Wed 13 Jun 12 from Bits NY Times

Google 'to escape punishment for Street View snooping'

Google will escape punishment for harvesting Britons' emails, passwords and web browsing details via its fleet of Street View vehicles, despite a fresh investigation by the privacy watchdog, ...

Wed 13 Jun 12 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

Daily Report: Google Employees Know Nothing

Workers at Google said they were not aware of the data collection in the Street View project either because it was not part of their job or they did not review the project documentation.

Wed 13 Jun 12 from Bits NY Times

Google back in the spotlight over Street View data

Google is back under investigative scrutiny about how and what data it collected while mapping the UK for its Street View service. A previous investigation fell apart after an Information Commissioner's ...

Wed 13 Jun 12 from Techradar

Britain Re-opens Google Street View Probe

Google will likely 'escape punishment' for gathering private emails, passwords, medical data, web browsing details and other private information from millions of Britons as it mapped out areas ...

Thu 14 Jun 12 from RedOrbit

UK Reopens Investigation Into Google StreetView

Google is under fire yet again for its controversial StreetView Mapping service, after Britain alleged it deliberately collected personal data while capturing images in the country, reports ...

Wed 13 Jun 12 from RedOrbit

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