Apr 022014
 April 2, 2014  Posted by  Business, Court

From the hard-to-believe-this-wasn’t-an-April-Fool’s-joke dept.:

David Kravets reports:

Google wants the Supreme Court to reverse a decision concluding that the media giant could be held liable for hijacking data on unencrypted Wi-Fi routers via its Street View cars.

The legal flap should concern anybody who uses open Wi-Fi connections in public places like coffee houses and restaurants. That’s because Google claims it is not illegal to intercept data from Wi-Fi signals that are not password protected.

Read more on Ars Technica.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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