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U.K. Regulator Gives Google 35-Days to Delete Street View WiFi Data

   
3:33 pm on Jun 21, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Google has been given 35 days to delete any remaining data it "mistakenly collected" while taking pictures for its Street View service, or face criminal proceedings.U.K. Regulator Gives Google 35-Days to Delete Street View WiFi Data [bbc.co.uk]
"Today's enforcement notice strengthens the action already taken by our office, placing a legal requirement on Google to delete the remaining payload data identified last year within the next 35 days and immediately inform the ICO if any further discs are found," said Stephen Eckersley, the office's head of enforcement.
"Failure to abide by the notice will be considered as contempt of court, which is a criminal offence."


Here's the link to the ICO statement

Further action for Google over Wi-Fi data collection [ico.org.uk]
7:19 pm on Jun 21, 2013 (gmt 0)

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They will, as soon as NSA gets their copy :)
10:25 am on Jun 22, 2013 (gmt 0)

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"mistakenly collected" thats a good one, they have patented that system :)
 

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