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Germany Fines Google €145,000 for Street View Data Collection

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Google has accepted a fine from the German data protection authority over its mistaken and unused collection of WiFi data using Google Street View cars. Germany calls it "one of the most serious cases of violation of data protection regulations". Google has accepted a fine from the German data protection authority over its mistaken and unused collection of WiFi data using Google Street View cars. Germany calls it "one of the most serious cases of violation of data protection regulations". 0 Comments

UK Reopens Google Street View Wi-Fi Investigation

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the company was fully aware the technology would grab users' data off Wi-Fi networks. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the company was fully aware the technology would grab users' data off Wi-Fi networks. 0 Comments