Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday May 02, 2012

Google Faces Another Probe For Wi-Fi Data Collection

Feel free to insert your best "Google has been probed more times than a..." jokes here. To be honest, I think the company must like being probed. wink

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s data protection agency, may reinvestigate Google in light of a U.S. regulator’s report. Despite closing its case against Google a year ago, the search giant may face further scrutiny in the UK after a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) report showed Google employees were aware that the Street View program was collecting Wi-Fi payload data from unencrypted wireless networks.