Google Street View Recorded Passwords and E-Mail Addresses?

Google Street View Recorded Passwords and E-Mail Addresses?

Google, Inc., already under fire for alleged privacy invasions and collection of data via its Google Street View cars, looks likely to face even greater backlash after a French government investigation confirmed that the data collected included e-mail passwords and extracts of conversations.

The French National Commission on Computing and Liberty (CNIL) has examined part of the data, after it was turned over by Google. "It's still too early to say what will happen as a result of this investigation," CNIL told IDG. "However, we can already state that [...] Google did indeed record e-mail access passwords [and] extracts of the content of email messages."

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