Google may have breached Australia's Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act, but the Australian Federal Police won't prosecute, saying the chances of a successful prosecution are "low."
Google collected private data, including full e-mails and passwords, off unsecured wireless networks with its Street View cars worldwide. Earlier this year, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy described the incident as "the largest privacy breach in history across Western democracies."
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