Oct 182010
 October 18, 2010  Posted by  Court, Non-U.S., Online

It would be much appreciated if Google and Facebook took turns getting sued. Like maybe alternate weeks, if not months? And try to batch them by type of violation, if possible? Is that really too much to ask?

AFP reports:

Spain’s data protection authority said Monday it has filed a suit against Google for allegedly capturing data from Internet users when it collected photos for its Street View service.

“The Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD) has opened disciplinary proceedings against Google” for alleged violation of the country’s data protection laws, following an investigation launched in May, it said in a statement posted on its website.

Read more fr0m AFP in The Age.

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