Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd May 2010 21:18 UTC
Google This issue kind of fell by the wayside in all the WebM and Android violence, but apart from the cool things Google did this past week, they've also done something really bad. They claim it's a mistake, but the company has collected 600GB of data from open personal wireless networks in 33 countries through its Street View cars, prompting several countries to initiate official investigations into the search giant.
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Orwellian
by kristoph on Sun 23rd May 2010 03:04 UTC
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I find it rather interesting that Google compared Apple to Big Brother at Google I/O while, really, Google is the closest thing we've had to Big Brother in recorded history.

Google search history is already used in cases to convict people. It's only a matter of time before governments start trolling Google's data for 'undesirables'.

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