News tagged with data protection

Belgium probes Google's Street View

Belgium became Thursday the latest European country to investigate Google's Street View picture map after cars taking pictures for the programme collected private data.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Internet
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Google pledges more blurring in Switzerland

(AP) -- Google Inc. said Wednesday its Street View service will blur some pictures from Switzerland even more after a Swiss official said the images were violating the country's strict privacy laws.

dateSep 02, 2009 in Internet
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Unclear what happens to personal info with Clear

(AP) -- More than a quarter million people are wondering what will happen to their fingerprints, Social Security numbers, home addresses and other personal information now that a company that sped them through ...

dateJun 27, 2009 in Other
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Greece bars Google's Street View pending details

Greece's data protection agency Monday barred Google from taking any more images on the nation's streets for its Street View feature, pending "additional information" from the US search engine service.

dateMay 11, 2009 in Internet
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