Google Mulls Belgium Settlement Deal Over Street View

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT) -- Google said Thursday it was reviewing a settlement offer from Belgian authorities that would reportedly allow it to pay €150,000 ($214,860) to resolve claims over its collection of personal information from wireless networks by its Street View cars.

Addressing the continued and global fallout from last year's Street View scandal, a Google spokesman said the company was “profoundly sorry for having mistakenly collected payload data from unencrypted WiFi networks.” He added, “As soon as we realized what had happened, we stopped collecting all Wi-Fi data from...
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