Sara Jerome reports:
Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, accused Google on Friday of making a “conscious effort” to collect private user information from Wi-Fi networks.
Google admitted last month that it had collected and stored Internet users’ private data, including passwords and entire e-mails, from Wi-Fi networks. But the company has repeatedly said the breach was an accident, and that Google employees did not realize what was going on.
In an interview with the C-SPAN program “The Communicators” on Friday, Barton suggested Google’s data breach was no mistake.
Read more on The Hill.
You can watch the entire segment on CSPAN