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Google Revamps Privacy Practices Following Wi-Fi Snag

“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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