Connecticut’s attorney Deal reached with Google over Wi-Fi data
According to the Connecticut’s attorney general an agreement has been reached with Google allowing negotiations. It is begin over the company’s collection of data from public Wi-Fi networks.
George Jepsen (Attorney General ) has announced In the agreement on Friday. He said it means Connecticut and a 40-state coalition can proceed to negotiate a settlement of privacy issues without a protracted court battle.
Internet giant announced that it had inadvertently collected information from people’s online activities from unsecured networks in more than 30 countries while taking photographs for its Street View mapping project.
Google has confirmed in the agreement and again apologized for collecting the data by mistake. And company says it wants to delete the data as soon possible and work with authorities to determine how to best proceed.