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  1. 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's WiFi data collection incidents gave the company a huge privacy black...

  2. 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. Both Argentina’s Comision Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia and the Korea Fair Trade Commission in South Korea have also...

  3. 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...

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

    Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) investigation into the allegations, a U.S. The FCC began its Google investigation in May 2010. The investigation conducted was inadequate and did not...

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

    ICO Investigation in UK Over Google's Browser Privacy Claims Focused Collection: Consumers have a right to reasonable limits on the personal data that companies collect and retain. Google was previously investigated over the collection of Wi-Fi...

  6. Facebook’s Cookiegate: Controversial Tracking Cookie is Back

    As we reported last week, lawmakers are pushing for an FTC investigation into Facebook’s privacy and data collection practices. The patent refers numerous times to “action log 160,” a collection of user data collected not only through their...

  7. Your Facebook Data File: Everything You Never Wanted Anyone to Know

    But then, maybe you’ll be one of the “lucky” ones who will have your activities brought up in court or a police investigation. As we move into the era of the Open Graph and apps that autopost your activities, users are raising serious questions...

  8. FCC Targets Google Over Wi-Fi Data Collection

    Google escaped an FTC investigation without incurring any penalties, but now they face a new investigation from the Federal Communications Commission over data they collected off unencrypted wireless networks with their Street View cars, The Wall...