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 August 11, 2012  Breaches

The Norwegian Data Inspectorate (Datatilsynet) has given Google a fine of 250,000 NOK (that’s U.S. $42,262 – Dissent) for having illegally collected personal information about Norwegian citizens.

In 2010, Datatilsynet found that Google had collected data related to Street View service. At the same time, the company acquired personal information, passwords and e-mails from unsecured wireless networks. This was illegal, and the inoectorate demanded information to be deleted, according to NRK .

Read more on The Nordic Page.

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