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

    The company said in a statement that it didn't knowingly gather or profit from the data collection, which was said to be the work of a rogue engineer. The settlement ends a case against Google that dates back to 2010, when it was revealed that the...

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

    Google's WiFi data collection incidents gave the company a huge privacy black eye in numerous countries around the globe. Google has admitted it has discovered more WiFi data collected by its Street View cars that it has failed to delete.

  3. Does Uncensored FCC Street View Report Show Google Lied?

    The data collection occurred during Google's efforts to supplement its map service with shots taken by its fleet of Street View cars. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has accused Google of knowingly collecting households' Wi-Fi data, a...

  4. Google Reveals Argentina, South Korea Investigations

    In 2010, officials raided the company's offices as part of its investigation in data collection by the Street View service. Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal reported that officials in South Korea are looking into the company's handling of mobile...

  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. In its ruling, the FCC accused Google of “deliberately” impeding and delaying the 17-month...

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

    Google has previously faced government scrutiny over the collection of wireless data by Street View teams all around the world. Google Stops Street View Data Collection After Canada, Spain Complaints Google Faces Oregon Class Action Lawsuit Over...

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

    Google’s practical jokes began a day early in 2012, with 8-Bit Google Maps, Chrome Multitask Mode making their debut, then continued early this morning with the YouTube Collection, Google Racing, Click-to-Teleport search ads, and much more.

  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. Focused Collection: Consumers have a right to reasonable limits on the personal data that companies collect and retain.