Tuesday 23 July 2019

Google pays out $13m to make Wi-Spy scandal go away: Bung goes to peeps and privacy orgs

Not a 'rogue engineer,' nor was the harvested wireless network data 'fragmented, despite Google denials'

Google has offered to pay out $13m to settle a class-action lawsuit over the infamous "Wi-Spy" incident – when its Street View cars were caught slurping data from unsecured Wi-Fi access points between 1 January 2007 and 25 May 2010, when they got caught.…

via The Register - Data Centre: Networks

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