Unanswered Questions in F.C.C.'s Google Case
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 16/04/2012 17:13
One of the most audacious projects ever to come out of Google was the plan to photograph and map the inhabited world, one block at a time. But a report over the weekend from federal regulators has rekindled questions over exactly what the company was doing -- questions the search giant has spent years trying not to answer.
The Federal Communications Commission censured Google for obstructing an inquiry into the Street View project, which had collected Internet communications from potentially millions of unknowing households as specially equipped cars drove slowly by.