(washingtonpost)
The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it is investigating a data breach by Google, whose Street View mapping cars scooped up e-mail addresses and passwords from unencrypted residential Wi-Fi networks.

“Last month, Google disclosed that its Street View cars collected passwords, e-mails and other personal information wirelessly from unsuspecting people across the country,” said Michele Ellison, the FCC's enforcement bureau chief. “In light of their public disclosure, we can now confirm that the Enforcement Bureau is looking into whether these actions violate the Communications Act."

She said the investigation was intended to ensure consumers affected "receive a full and fair accounting..."
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1 Comments:
Anonymous GQuiz said...
looks like there's no way out of the techno-terror dome