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Google “Surprised” that UK Privacy Agency Cares About Privacy Google “Surprised” that UK Privacy Agency Cares About Privacy

The Information Commissioner’s Office in the United Kingdom announced last week that it would be re-opening its inquiry of Google and its payload data-collecting Street View cars. In a letter sent to Google’s Global Privacy Counsel, Peter Fleischer, ICO Head …

One Man’s Crusade Against Google Street View’s Payload Data Collection [Updated] One Man’s Crusade Against Google Street View’s Payload Data Collection [Updated]
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Nobody really knows what kind of information Google obtained when it was collecting payload data as its Street View car drove around the neighborhoods of the world sponging up personal information from people using unsecured wi-fi networks. Speculation abounds about …