Google Caught Spying In Britain?

October 25, 2010

12:55 am

Google has admitted it recorded data from open wifi networks in Britain which included personal information. Is this surprising from a company that has a motto reminding them “Don’t Be Evil”? We would expect more from Google.

Street View How It Works

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Google was accused of spying on households yesterday after it admitted secretly copying passwords and private emails from home computers.

The internet search giant was forced to confess it had downloaded personal data during its controversial Street View project, when it photographed virtually every street in Britain.

Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk

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Frank Gruber is the cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups.

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