The Google admitted today that did not remove your files data collected by Street View cars in several countries. There in the UK there is a specific body to regulate and protect the data of consumers and citizens. The seeker had committed to erase the information on that body, the ICO, and this Friday he had to go back and warn that not fulfilled the promise.
“The ICO states that, first, the information should never have been collected and the company’s inability to ensure their removal as promised is cause for concern,” the agency said in a statement.
It is worth remembering that the Street View cars make the neighborhood photos. Two years ago it proved that Google also scanned the networks Wi-Fi next and eventually intercepted e-mail exchanges. This happened in more than 30 countries and the seeker has committed to remove the data.
In a statement Google said it also confirmed to be with a “small portion” of the data collected in the UK. The information was detected after a manual inspection of the company’s disk files.
Google apologized for the error.
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If you are fond of quality content, especially when mined from startups with real quality and great attention to detail, it may be that his dismay with all that around the interweb nonsense get a fresh breath and good reasons to keep the faith in the internet . Continue reading
Success in PC two decades ago, the source code of the game Prince of Persia original is now in a respectful place: Github. And even more, you can download and compile the game if you want. Continue reading
You probably already know a number of e-commerce stores in Brazil. But probably do not know many malls online. This is the concept of Rakuten, an online shopping mall that is already known in the world (mostly in Japan) and debuted a few months ago in Brazil. It’s like you’re walking through the same physical shopping. That is, without the disadvantage of having to leave the house and walk through several corridors dodging passersby. Continue reading
The US Justice Department opened an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five US publishers because of the prices charged for ebooks. Two years ago companies are investigated for having changed their business model, forming a possible cartel, hindering competition in the industry and causing a significant increase in prices across the digital book industry.
Apparently a social network is not enough for Google. The company, which already owns and controlling the Orkut, was preparing another site type specifically to compete with Facebook and try to steal some of his audience. The name of the network would be Google Me. Continue reading
It seems that finally we have more solid information about the future music service that Google plans to launch. At least that’s what claims the Wall Street Journal, most respected business newspaper of today. According to the WSJ, Google Music Store – unofficial name, invented by me – come to the market only a year from now.
Yes, one more post for the tag beast people. This time we are talking about the US Senate, specifically Senator Joe Liberman. Mr. Liberman is the author of a bill or a little controversial. It’s called “Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act” (or Cyberspace Protection Act as an active National, in free translation) and gives very specific powers to the US government. Continue reading
The powerful YouTube launched on Wednesday the Editor, online tool that lets you make small edits to videos posted on the site. Now available for all registered sailors, the novelty still has few resources but already allows the user to make cuts, mashups and add songs – of the AudioSwap library, with free music copyright – your own posts. To avoid legal headaches, you can not modify videos posted by others. Continue reading