Google deletes UK Street View Wi-Fi data for good

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has just confirmed that, in a process that was actually completed last month, Google UK has deleted all Wi-Fi data collected from the Internet giant’s Street View cars, where among the data included bits and pieces of e-mails, URLs and passwords. There are still legal wrangles for Google to tide over, so they aren’t out of the woods just yet, but at least this should help to cushion the blow for the company. It’s also good news for those who are paranoid about their privacy – for these people, this announcement comes as a welcome Christmas present, as now you can sleep soundly knowing Google now know nothing about any emails or personal data you may have sent over unencrypted networks all those months ago.

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