Google is facing legal investigations around the world into its Wi-Fi-snooping Street View cars. But after cursory consideration, the UK's information commissioner has forgiven the company this illegal interception in return for a promise to do better in future. Why should any company or government agency care about complying with data protection law if this is the worst they can expect?
Thursday, November 04, 2010
The toothless watchdog v Google's creepy line
The Guardian has just published my article on the Information Commissioner's Google Street View decision: