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Protests widen over Google’s Wi-Fi data harvesting – USATODAY.com

May 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Google

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Turns out that those cars Google had driving around taking video and pictures of our homes, offices and streets was also grabbing information from our Wifi networks.  They’ve apparently been carrying on a practice I’ve talked about before, called “war driving” which is illegal in many jurisdictions.  It looks like data from people’s networks around the world was captured and stored.

What’s next?

Protests widen over Google’s Wi-Fi data harvesting – USATODAY.com.

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