FCC suggests mild $25,000 Google fine over Street View Wi-Fi

FCC suggests mild $25,000 Google fine over Street View Wi-Fi

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The FCC late Friday put forward a proposal for a $25,000 fine for Google's refusal to hand over Street View Wi-Fi data. Officials accused Google of having "deliberately impeded and delayed" an investigation into what information its Street View cars had collected from Wi-Fi hotspots. Among the obstacles was a...
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