South Korea says Google Street View broke law

Cnet.com [2011-01-13] – Police in South Korea reportedly say Google broke the country’s law when its Street View service captured personal data from unsecure Wi-Fi networks.

The Korean Police Department will now send the case to prosecutors, who will decide whether to formally charge the search giant, says the Associated Press.
Google has been accused of capturing personal information from wireless networks as its Street View service took photos of South Korean neighborhoods between October 2009 and May 2010. The case kicked off last August when South Korean police raided the local offices of Google in an attempt to determine whether the company had violated local laws.

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