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Australia Reports Google To The Police
Facebook isn't alone in the recent tirade of bad press linked to privacy issues. Google is once again in the spotlight, albeit the wrong light, as authorities in Australia have asked the police to investigate the search giant's "accidental" collection of WiFi network data by means of the company's Streetcars, known to capture 3D images of buildings and cities as they traverse the globe
Telegraph.co.uk - Australia has stepped up its battle with internet giant Google, referring the search company to police for allegedly spying on the country’s citizens. The complaints centre on Google’s admission recently that its Streetcar mapping vehicles recorded details of wifi networks while filming the outside of buildings.
On the same note, Google was in the news just last month for gathering extracts of private web activity via its Streetcars as well. Click here if you'd like to find out more on what the Aussies have to say about the Android owner.