Google’s Street View Eyed For Further Probes

Law360, New York (April 17, 2012, 5:01 PM EDT) -- A privacy watchdog and lawmakers this week called for more investigations into Google Inc.’s Street View service, after a Federal Communications Commission probe that Google was fined for obstructing failed to uncover evidence that the company’s collection of unencrypted data was unlawful.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center urged U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in a letter Tuesday to launch a probe into Google’s collection of personal data sent over unsecured Wi-Fi networks through its Street View vehicles from May 2007 through May 2010, citing the “inadequacy...
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