FCC opens inquiry into Google data collection

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FCC opens inquiry into Google data collection

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"The Federal Communications Commission is investigating whether Google Inc. broke the law by inadvertently sucking up fragments of e-mails, Internet passwords, Web surfing behavior and other online activities over public Wi-Fi networks while photographing neighborhoods for its "Street View" mapping feature." ...

... "Last month, an investigation by Canada's Privacy Commissioner concluded that Google violated Canadian privacy law by collecting highly sensitive personal information - including complete e-mail messages, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and even personal medical details - affecting thousands of citizens." ...