Google Street View Data Collection Prompts FCC Investigation
Company says private information acquired inadvertently, faces $50,000 fine for each violation if found guilty.
Google's Street View is cruising into controversy after earlier this year prompting the Federal Communications Commission to launch a probe into whether or not the online search engine breached federal privacy laws when collecting data for its map service, reports The Wall Street Journal. Google's explanation that the acquisition of consumers' personal information was obtained inadvertently has received critical backlash from politicians around the world.
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