U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Celebrating Veterans Day!
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Science and Technology > Internet
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 05-14-2010, 08:56 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
28,392 posts, read 48,139,882 times
Reputation: 20033

Advertisements

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google Inc. has been vacuuming up fragments of people's online activities broadcast over public Wi-Fi networks for the past four years, a breach of Web etiquette likely to raise more privacy worries about the Internet search leader.

Even Google was troubled by its behavior, and issued a public apology Friday. The company said it only recently discovered the problem in response to an inquiry from German regulators.

Google grabs personal info off of Wi-Fi networks - Yahoo! Finance (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Google-grabs-personal-info-apf-2162289993.html?x=0 - broken link)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 05-15-2010, 06:29 PM
 
26,158 posts, read 15,731,811 times
Reputation: 17235
Ya right...... THEY DIDNT KNOW WHAT WAS GOING ON??

They just didnt think anyone else would figure out what they were doing!!


Idiots.......
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-15-2010, 06:56 PM
 
Location: Small Town USA Population about 15,000
442 posts, read 850,485 times
Reputation: 203
They only copped to it because someone let it slip over drinks or between the sheets......
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Science and Technology > Internet
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:22 PM.

© 2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top