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  • UK watchdog chases down Google 'street spies' in new probe
    Google is accused ... the report concluded 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 engineers had “wide access ...
    06/13/2012 - 8:45 am | 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 Street View privacy scandal broadens
    SAN FRANCISCO — It looks likeGoogle Inc.won't be able to put the Street View privacy scandal ... 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 ...
    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
  • Street View Wi-Fi: is it Google’s News of the World moment?
    So, you know when Google’s Street View cars ... personal views are long forgotten, that point six is quietly dropped?” The FCC report says this engineer told fellow engineers and a senior manager that he was recording the private Wi-Fi data.
    04/29/2012 - 2:11 pm | View Link
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