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Google plans to pay $ 7 million to end investigations of violations of ‘Street View’
Google plans to pay $ 7 million to end investigations of violations of “Street View”
According to news reports, the intention of the company “Google” to do with a consolation agreement with 30 U.S. state to end the ongoing investigations about violating the privacy of residents of those states.
The state of Connecticut American began investigations in 2010, and still going so far, about violating Google’s privacy population of the state through the collection of information through the wireless Internet, “Wi-Fi” is encrypted without permission and through car project “Street View”, and later joined by a number from other states.
And allowed the Google Street View project for millions of users around the world to see panoramic images of streets and certain areas, and used Google to capture those images a number of means, including cameras mounted on cars and cameras mounted on the back.
The report told “Reuters” news that Google intends to pay seven million dollars to those states to complete investigations in this matter.
The report added that the company intends to complete the agreement, the U.S. with those states next week, especially as they have already indicated that such data was collected by mistake and did not mean the company any violation of the privacy of users.
The Federal Communications Commission U.S. rejected the charge of “Google” is a direct violation of any laws to protect users’ privacy, but it Grmtha $ 25 thousand dollars to what it called a disability company to investigate on this matter, as imposed French National Commission for Data Protection on Google fined 100,000 euros because of it it.
The “Richard Blumenthal,” State Attorney General, Connecticut, at the time the investigation began, he had pointed out that the data obtained by Google includes user passwords and log data for the history of the use of the Internet and some other personal information did not specify exactly the kind.
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