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Google WiFi data snarfing broke UK law, but no penalty forthcoming

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, November 4, 2010
13 years ago12,307 views

<< Britain's Information Commissioner won't fine Google for its WiFi data collection snafu, despite the incident being a "significant breach" of UK law. Commissioner Christopher Graham had the power to fine Google up to £500,000, but said Wednesday that he would rather be content with a written promise from Google that such a thing wouldn't happen again. >>

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2010/11/google-wifi-data-snarfing-broke-uk-law-but-no-penalty-forthcoming.ars

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101103/ap_on_hi_te/eu_britain_google

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