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  1. Google Faces £500,000 Fine if Privacy Policy Isn't Changed by Sept. 20

    It has already told the organisation it must delete Street View WiFi data by July 25. In our letter we confirm that its updated privacy policy raises serious questions about its compliance with the UK Data Protection Act.

  2. Google Privacy Director Alma Whitten Resigns

    Whitten ascended to the position of privacy director in the wake of the furore created by revelations that it had been collecting private Wi-Fi data via Google's Street View cars. Google representatives said the collection came when a piece of code...

  3. 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...

  4. Turns Out Google Didn't Actually Delete All Its UK Street View Data

    Privacy advocates and MPs have been highly critical of the ICO's handling of the Street View investigation, with the latest revelations likely adding to their outrage. Google has admitted it has discovered more WiFi data collected by its Street...

  5. Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

    Congressman Ed Markey and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) have urged for a larger investigation into Google’s Street View data collection. Although Google appears to be clear of the Street View mess, the Federal Trade Commission is...

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

    Schmidt's Solution to Street View Privacy Concerns? 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...

  7. Google April Fools' Day Pranks 2012: 8-Bit Maps, Chrome Multitask Mode & More!

    Google Street Roo View To provide panoramic pictures of the Australian outback, Google has announced Google Street Roo. We’re all holding our breath to find out whether any kangaroos will file privacy complaints with the Australian government.

  8. 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. We are aware of this issue and are continuing to make enquiries with Google to ensure that they comply with the Data Protection Act...