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 April 21, 2011  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

Belgian prosecutors are investigating Google Inc. for collecting data from private wireless networks while it built its Street View application.

The probe was launched after the country’s Privacy Commission lodged a complaint with Belgian authorities.

Google acknowledged last year that vehicles taking photographs for the mapping service in several European countries also collected data from unencrypted wireless networks.

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