Wifisnooping

04.22.13
Google fined $190,000 in Germany for illegal WiFi snooping with Street View cars
04.22.13

Google fined $190,000 in Germany for illegal WiFi snooping with Street View cars

Google's been taking heat for a number of years since its Street View cars were found to be pullin...

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03.12.13
Google ends Street View litigation in the US, agrees to destroy collected data and pay $7 million fine
03.12.13

Google ends Street View litigation in the US, agrees to destroy collected data and pay $7 million fine

Google's long found itself in hot water where its Street View mapping practices are concerned, run...

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06.12.12
Google Street View's WiFi snooping triggers renewed scrutiny in the UK
06.12.12

Google Street View's WiFi snooping triggers renewed scrutiny in the UK

You remember that little Street View privacy problem that Google had back in 2010? Authorities in...

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04.28.12
Justice Department clears Google of WiFi wiretapping violations
04.28.12

Justice Department clears Google of WiFi wiretapping violations

Two years ago, Google drove its way into a fair amount of hot water when it accidentally (as was c...

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08.01.11
Wireless snooping WASP drone knows you want extra jalapeños, no sliced tomato
08.01.11

Wireless snooping WASP drone knows you want extra jalapeños, no sliced tomato

This fearsome contraption is the handiwork of a couple of amateur DEFCON-types who reckoned that...

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07.05.11
Microsoft offers up 'managed driving' source code, gets back to location-based business
07.05.11

Microsoft offers up 'managed driving' source code, gets back to location-based business

WiFi-sniffing -- all the major tech giant's are doing it. But it's for your own better-targeted,...

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10.27.10
FTC accepts Google's privacy apology, lets Street View off the hook
10.27.10

FTC accepts Google's privacy apology, lets Street View off the hook

When Google admitted its Street View cars had collected sensitive data after all, it sparked a new...

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10.20.10
Google's wardriving days are over, says Canadian privacy commissioner
10.20.10

Google's wardriving days are over, says Canadian privacy commissioner

When Google's Street View cars glide through your neighborhood next, you can leave the WPA2 encrypt...

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07.20.10
Apple responds to congressional inquiry, details location data collection in 13-page letter
07.20.10

Apple responds to congressional inquiry, details location data collection in 13-page letter

When Apple's latest privacy policy revealed the company could track any iPhone's location in real t...

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