Google Admits Data Was Accidentally Collected

Google admits data was accidentally collected

Google admitted in a blog post Friday that external regulators have discovered that e-mails, URLs and passwords were collected and stored in a technical while the vehicles for Google's Street View service were out documenting roadway locations.

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