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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geolocation
by stiefen on Sun 23rd May 2010 08:42 UTC
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2010-05-23

well they collected my information about wireless network
and when I tested html 5 geolocation it pinpointed me to my house on google maps with wireless. I then tested the same with a normal cable and that kind of geolocation positioning was not possible it only made as far as to the internet provider.

Thus it is a more than just a simple mistake, privacy?

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