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Google delivers encrypted search Wi-Fi fiasco

The company confessed that its Street View cars had surreptitiously harvested payload data from open Wi-Fi connections. The cars were meant to merely record the hotspot's SSID and MAC address to help improve location-based services, but the company claims that the piece of legacy code used to collect the information was mistakenly reaping payload data as well.
Google insists that the data wasn't used by the company and is in contact with the relevant authorities in each country to ensure that the data is disposed of properly.

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