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

Tuesday July 01, 2014

Google Rebuffed By U.S. High Court On Privacy Lawsuit

Let the flood of lawsuits begin.

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Google Inc., leaving the company to face lawsuits accusing it of violating a federal wiretapping law by secretly collecting personal data while developing its Street View maps. The justices today left intact a federal appeals court ruling that the U.S. Wiretap Act protects the privacy of information on unencrypted in-home Wi-Fi networks.