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Google Revamps Privacy Practices Following Wi-Fi Snag

Oct 25, 2010, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Corbin)

"Google has announced a set of changes to its internal privacy controls in response to the revelations earlier this year about that the search giant had inadvertently collected users' Internet transmissions over unsecured Wi-Fi networks.

"That high-profile gaff, which resulted from a piece of experimental software that was included in the camera-equipped cars Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) dispatched to collect images for its Street View project, provoked a torrent of scrutiny and criticism, with regulators and privacy officials in nations around the world launching investigations."

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