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  1. Google Pays $7 Million to Settle Street View Snooping Case

    The settlement ends a case against Google that dates back to 2010, when it was revealed that the company's Street View camera units had been illegally snooping in on local Wi-Fi networks while the vehicles were taking pictures for the service...

  2. Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

    In its ruling, the FCC accused Google of “deliberately” impeding and delaying the 17-month investigation into Google’s collection of payload data (including emails, email addresses, user names, passwords, names, telephone numbers, addresses, and...

  3. Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

    The fallout from Google's Street View Wi-Fi data grab continues. Department of Justice (DOJ) to further investigate Google's Street View service, specifically whether Google violated the Wiretap Act when the company collected Wi-Fi data from...

  4. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    Google was previously investigated over the collection of Wi-Fi data from private accounts by its Street View cars. Focused Collection: Consumers have a right to reasonable limits on the personal data that companies collect and retain.

  5. How to Use QR Codes for Better Conversion Rates

    Test to ensure codes are scannable (Code size, lighting, Wi-Fi, etc.across different readers and handsets) Below I've provided a collection of ten diverse business goals with influential tactics and timely opportunities to leverage QR codes for...

  6. FCC Targets Google Over Wi-Fi Data Collection

    As soon as we realized what had happened, we stopped collecting all Wi-Fi data from our Street View cars and immediately informed the authorities. Joe Barton of Texas last week suggested in an interview on C-SPAN that Google's data collection wasn...

  7. Google Stops Street View Data Collection After Canada, Spain Complaints

    Canada's privacy commissioner yesterday declared that Google violated the country's privacy laws, which followed news that Spain's Data Protection Agency plans to fine Google between €60,000 and €600,000 ($84,000 and $840,000) per offense due to...