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 June 3, 2012  Breaches

Daniel Martin reports:

Britain’s privacy watchdog spent less than three hours examining the private information stolen by Google’s fleet of Street Cars, it emerged yesterday.

Phil Jones, formerly a senior member of the Information Commissioner’s Office, said it had not wanted to spend money on hiring a computer expert to fully analyse the material.

Instead they spent just over two hours looking at a small sample of the information which had been captured from home computers.

The commission then gave Google permission to destroy the evidence even though it had not been properly sifted.

Read more on The Daily Mail.

That’s pretty….. irresponsible, no?

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