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Google Relents, Will Hand Over European Wi-Fi Data

June 3rd, 2010 06:04 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

itwbennett writes “Having previously denied demands from Germany that the company turn over hard drives with data it secretly collected from open wireless networks over the past three years, Google has reversed course. A Google representative said that it will hand over the data to German, French and Spanish authorities within a matter of days, according to the Financial Times, which first reported this latest development on Wednesday. ‘We screwed up. Let’s be very clear about that,’ Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the newspaper.”

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