FCC Says Data From Street View Was No Secret At Google

Law360, New York (April 30, 2012, 6:37 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. might have known more about private information it was collecting through its Street View program than it has acknowledged in the past, according to a Federal Communications Commission notice released by the company on Friday.

Despite assurances from Google engineers and managers that they did not learn about the company’s practice of collecting personal information from unencrypted Wi-Fi communications via the Street View program until 2010, the FCC said emails and other testimony showed that some Google employees had wide access to and supervision...
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