Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 21st Nov 2011 07:48 UTC
Google Last June, CNET disclosed that Google collects and publishes the estimated locations of millions of phones, laptops, and other Wi-Fi devices. All without their owner's knowledge or permission. Google has finally announced how to exclude your home network from this database. Simply append "_nomap" to its name. Details over at CNET. Left unsaid is why the burden is placed on millions of individuals to opt-out, instead of on perpetrator Google.
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RE: I don't like to defend Google
by nej_simon on Mon 21st Nov 2011 09:28 UTC in reply to "I don't like to defend Google"
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... but it don't like to see my network at 50 meters away from my home.

Why don't you just stop broadcasting the SSID?

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