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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User be warned
by sardonic on Mon 24th May 2010 17:37 UTC
sardonic
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2006-04-04

Google did the right thing they admitted they collected data. Now those same people on the same networks need to ask themselves how many other people have been sniffing their networks as they drive by or live next door? The bigger issue isn't google is some super power that can just get into anything, its that it is completely and utterly wide open.
Take it as a warning, your data is not safe, fix it!

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