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Google wrongly collected data via Street View cameras, US court finds

Posted on September 11, 2013 by | 0 Comments
A US appeals court says Google wrongly collected people’s personal correspondence and online activities through their Wi-Fi systems as it drove down their streets with car cameras shooting photos for its Street View mapping project. The ruling that the practice violates wiretap laws sends a warning to other companies seeking to suck up vast amounts of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi signals. “The payload data transmitted over unencrypted Wi-Fi networks that was captured by Google included...

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Jenman Taunts Estate Agents To Sue

Posted on February 8, 2008 by | 9 Comments
Journalist Peter Gregory The Age (Saturday 9 February, 2008) reports that Melbourne real estate agent Paul Castran, managing director of Castran GilbertReal Estate, and the company’s sale director Mark Forytarz, annoyed by allegedly defamatory articles by consumer advocate Neil Jenman, are taking legal action against Google to stop internet access to the articles. According to the article, “The allegations are contained in two articles from Mr Jenman’s website, which could be seen when the agents’...

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