And it wasn’t illegal.
In the report, the FCC cited an analysis by French regulators over a sample of Google’s data collection: 72 e-mail passwords, 774 distinct e-mail addresses and, for example, “an exchange of e-mails between a married woman and man, both seeking an extra-marital relationship with first names, e-mail addresses and physical addresses.”…
Talk about shooting yourself in the foot. Google has just admitted in an official blog post that its Street View cars have been "mistakenly collecting samples of payload data from open (i.e. non-password-protected) WiFi networks" si... Read Post
Earlier today Google released the full report of the FCC's investigation into the collection of "payload data" from open Wi-Fi networks -- aka passwords, email and search history from open networks -- that its fleet of Street View ... Read Post