Google Agrees to Pay $13 Million to Settle Street View Mapping “Wi-Spy” Case

    Private: Amanda Doran

    On July 19, 2019, Google agreed to pay $13 million to settle a class action data privacy lawsuit regarding Google’s Street View mapping project.

    The lawsuit began in 2010, after vehicles used to map roads for the company’s Google Maps application allegedly collected the emails, passwords, and personal information of millions of individuals from unencrypted household Wi-Fi networks.

    Read more at the Los Angeles Times

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