August 23, 2012 Business
Tom Jowitt reports:
Google is seeking to recruit data experts for what it is calling a ‘privacy red team’, as the search engine giant looks to avoid any future privacy mishaps.
Google has been at the centre of privacy rows for a number of years now. Perhaps its most serious privacy blunder came in May 2010 when Google admitted its Street View cars had unwittingly collected personal information from citizens’ Wi-Fi networks. The so-called ‘WiSpy’ incident has dogged Google for years now, and in July it admitted it had still not deleted all the data it had collected, prompting fresh privacy watchdog investigations.
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