May 272010
 

Nick Saint reports:

An Oregon judge has issued a restraining order forbidding Google from destroying data the company accidentally recorded from private wifi networks with its Street View cars.

Google had announced its intention to consult with privacy advocates and governments about the best way to dispose of the data. Residents of Oregon and Washington filed a class action suit over privacy violations, and requested a restraining order to ensure the data could be used as evidence.

Read more on Business Insider and expect updates on this one.

Update: The restraining order can be found here.

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