Oct 282010
 
 October 28, 2010  Breaches, Non-U.S.

Tom Brewster reports:

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is unable to fine Google for collecting data over unprotected Wi-Fi connections during its Street View project.Various reports have indicated the ICO could issue a landmark monetary penalty but the privacy watchdog admitted to IT PRO it cannot issue a monetary penalty as the data was gathered before the ability to fine up to £500,000 was granted to the ICO.

Read more on ITPro.

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