Google Wants The Supreme Court To Legalize Collecting Private Data Through Open Wi-Fi Networks

April 3, 2014

Google has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether its photosnapping Street View program is legal after a federal appeals court ruled that it violates privacy laws. If it takes the case, the high court’s ruling could have far-reaching implications on whether private companies can freely collect personal data that most government agencies typically can’t without the court’s permission.

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