Google spying on open Wi-Fi networks

Google has been fined 145,000 euros (£125,000) by German data regulators for illegally recording information from unsecured wi-fi networks. “one of the biggest known data protection violations in history”. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22252506 “Among the information gathered in the drive-bys were significant amounts of personal data of varying quality. For example, emails, passwords, photos and chat protocols were collected.”

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