Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Razer Tiamat Flagship Headsets Released
Adobe Pulls Plug on Flash Player
Burn-in Warranty for Samsung QLED TV Screens Extended to 10 Years
New USB 3.2 Update Doubling Bandwidth to Extend USB Type-C Cable Performance
New Motorola Z2 Force Edition Comes With 360-degree Camera Mod
Huawei Holds First Place, Xiaomi Climbs to Fourth in Chinese Smartphone Shipments
Google Adds SOS Alerts to Search and Maps
Porsche Design's Huawei Watch 2 Costs $925
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Regulat...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Sunday, April 15, 2012
Regulators Fine Google With $25K For Delaying To Offer Information Related To StreetView


The Federal Communications Commission slapped a $25,000 fine on Google, alleging that the Web giant "deliberately impeded and delayed" its probe into the data collecting policies related to the StreetView service.

Google delayed the probe, which concerned e-mail, text messages and other private material gathered in connection with the company?s Street View location service, according to an FCC filing.

"We find that Google apparently and willfully and repeatedly violated commission orders to produce certain information and documents," the FCC said in the filing.

For three years starting in May 2007, Google collected content from wireless networks that wasn?t needed for its location-based services, the FCC said. Google gathered data including e-mail and text messages, passwords, Internet-usage history, and "other highly sensitive personal information," the FCC said.

In May 2010, Google said it would stop using Wi-Fi information for Street View, acknowledging that it had collected the information by mistake.


Previous
Next
Sony Announces New Optical Disc Archive Solution        All News        Best Buy To Close 42 Stores
ARM Relases Processor Optimization Pack Solutions for TSMC 40nm and 28nm Process Variants     General Computing News      Best Buy To Close 42 Stores

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Adds SOS Alerts to Search and Maps
Alphabet Earns More Cash Despite Antitrust Fine
Google Embrace News Feed on Mobile With Personalized 'Feed'
Google Hire Coming to the U.S.
Google Glass Resurrects as an Enterprise Edition
Google Wins Legal Fight with Labor Department Over Gender Pay Gap Data
French Government Objects Court Tax Ruling For Google's Case
Google Wins Tax Case in France
Summer Deals Begin on Google Play
European Commission Fines Google Record 2.42 billion Euros For Giving Advantage to own Comparison Shopping Service in Search
EU Set to Announce Antitrust Fine Against Google
Google For Jobs Gives Americans Easy Access to More Job Listings

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .