Aug 172011
 August 17, 2011  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

Josh Halliday reports:

Google has “taken reasonable steps” to improve its privacy policies since its Street View mapping cars unlawfully captured data last year, theinformation commissioner said on Tuesday.

The internet giant vowed to improve how it handles users’ data in November, after the Information Commissioner’s Office ruled it committed a “significant breach” of the data protection act when its mapping cars toured UK towns and cities.

Britain’s data protection watchdog said Google had improved its practices, but urged the company to make improvements in some key areas.

Read more on  Guardian.

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