Google Ordered to Pay 145,000 Euros For Collecting WiFi Data in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

From 2008 to 2010, it was discovered that Google had been collecting data from personal wireless networks as its Street View cars roamed the world’s streets.  Since the discovery was made public, a handful of countries have fined the American search giant for the illegal capturing of personal data, and …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Microsoft’s Streetside Generates Less Criticism in Germany than Google’s Street View

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Roughly a year ago, Google found itself in a heated debate when the company decided to brings its popular Street View service to the streets of Germany.  More than 244,000 Germans filed a complaint with the company on the grounds that the images posted online could violate their privacy by …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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