5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

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Google Admits To Privacy Violations In Street View Case

Google finally fessed up to having violated people's privacy when its Street View cars unintentionally pilfered personal user data on unsecured Wi-Fi networks, including emails, URLs and passwords.

According to The New York Times, Google was fined $7 million in settling a privacy lawsuit brought by 38 U.S. states, though it pledged to step up its training for employees on privacy matters.


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