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A Google engineer knowingly created software that would collect sensitive personal information about people without their knowledge, according to an un-redacted version of a federal investigative report. Read full article >>

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  • UK watchdog chases down Google 'street spies' in new probe
    The internet giant has harvested huge amounts of sensitive personal ... Engineer Doe had “specifically told two engineers working on the project, including a senior manager, about collecting payload data.” The fact that at least seven Street View ...
    06/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Australian Privacy Commissioner Not Pursuing Google
    Google admitted in 2010 that Street View cars were collecting more information ... and other personal data from unsecured wireless networks as far back as 2007. The FCC report blamed a “rogue” engineer, but also showed that senior management at Google ...
    05/31/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Google privacy enquiries get little cooperation
    After months of negotiation, Johannes Caspar, a German data protection official, forced Google to show him exactly what its Street View cars had ... we have been collecting.” It turned out that Google was collecting e-mails and other personal data ...
    05/30/2012 - 1:51 pm | View Link
  • Google Street View privacy scandal broadens
    SAN FRANCISCO — It looks likeGoogle Inc.won't be able to put the Street View ... the engineer behind the data collecting software are casting doubt on Google's assurances that it did not realize that its street-mapping cars were snatching personal ...
    05/1/2012 - 9:45 pm | View Link
  • Google Staff Knew Street View Cars Were Collecting Private Data: FCC
    The full FCC report on its investigation shows that the engineer who designed the code that collected the personal data had told at least two colleagues. Google officials in ... informed colleagues that Street View cars were collecting payload data.
    04/30/2012 - 4:15 am | View Link
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