Aug 182012
 August 18, 2012  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Mark Keenan reports:

Google has failed to explain adequately to the data protection authorities why it has not deleted sensitive data it collected illicitly from Irish businesses and households throughout Ireland during its 2009 sweep of the country for its Street View project.

The multinational caused controversy when it emerged that it had scanned commercially sensitive information from unsecured wi-fi networks which — in the case of businesses — could include customer lists, contacts lists, order lists and other sensitive computer held data. Google later said this data had been deleted.

Read more on The Irish Independent.

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