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Sunday November 10, 2013

Brazil Orders Google to Hand Over Street View Data

Google Street View mapping just took another hit and is in أ،gua quente with the Brazilian authorities over data collection. Brazil is not so much concerned with what visuals Google is collecting, but the Wi-Fi electronic data collection has them on guard in light of the recent NSA revelations.

According to a complaint from the Brazilian Institute of Computer Policy and Rights (IBDI), the car-borne software also enables Street View to access private wi-fi networks and intercept personal data and electronic communications.