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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

    Google today filed a 17-page response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), accusing the government agency of causing delays that slowed down the Street View Wi-Fi data grab investigation and resulted in Google paying a $25,000 fine.

  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. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has confirmed it is in discussion with Google to ensure the search giant is complying...

  5. 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. The FCC confirmed the investigation began earlier this year after privacy advocacy group Electronic...

  6. 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...

  7. Consumer Watchdog Believes Google 'WiSpy' Potentially Logged Homeland Security Data

    Following the acknowledgement by Google that it has recorded data from unprotected Wi-Fi networks, Consumer Watchdog has launched its own investigation and has found that the search engine's 'WiSpy,' as it calls it, is highly likely to have...