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Australian Privacy Commissioner shames Google

on July 12, 2010 | Google Privacy | Comments (0)
Australian Privacy Commissioner shames Google

Australian privacy commissioner Karen Curtis has said Google broke Australia’s privacy law when it collected private Wi-Fi data. Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, previously shamed Google over their ‘creepy privacy policies’. Curtis commented: ‘Collecting personal information in these circumstances is a very serious matter. Australians should reasonably expect that private communications remain private’. The Australian Federal […]

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Communications Minister not happy with Facebook and Google privacy

Communications Minister not happy with Facebook and Google privacy

The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy – Stephen Conroy has expressed his concern about Google’s recent privacy hitch when their Streetview cars were collecting WiFi data from private homes around Australia. Conroy remarked about Google: ‘They consider that they are the appropriate people to make the decisions about people’s privacy data’. Stephen […]

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