• FCC Fines Google Over WiFi Probe, Sidesteps 'Street View' Ruling

    The Federal Communications Commission has fined Google $25,000 for failing to cooperate with an investigation into its collection of URLs, passwords and emails sent over unencrypted WiFi networks. At the same time, the FCC declined to rule on whether Google's Street View cars broke the law by collecting the so-called "payload" data. ...Read the whole story