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.