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Friday, May 28, 2010

GOOGLE misses German WiFi deadline; risks fine after failing to hand over data...

Google has missed a deadline with regulators in Germany to hand over personal data it collected from WiFi networks as part of its StreetView scheme, as the internet group grapples with a legal dilemma over the request.The delay means Google could face a fine of hundreds of thousands of euros, and comes as Google faces increasing pressure from regulators globally for its unauthorised accumulation of 600GB of personal data.The data protection authority in Hamburg had asked Google to submit the original hard drives containing the “payload” data – such as e-mails or fragments of web pages being visited by individuals using unsecured wireless networks – by midnight on Wednesday...

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