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Street View car halted, searched outside Paris

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, August 26, 2010
3 years ago4,270 views

<< Aug. 26 (Bloomberg) – A car used by Google Inc. to collect data for its Street View mapping service was stopped and searched yesterday near Paris, less than a week after France’s privacy regulator criticized the program’s resumption. >>

businessweek.com/news/2010-08- ...

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

3 years ago #

The main point:

<<The search “was done especially to verify that they stopped collecting Wi-Fi data,” Padova, 43, said in an interview today.>>

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

3 years ago #

The French Commission is stupid because they KNEW Google was going to go back on the roads...

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

3 years ago #

I got a call from Google France: the car hasn't been "halted", it was a scheduled meeting, Google gave to the CNIL a car that has been inspected, then returned.

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