Google wants to pay $ 13 million to resolve its most famous case of espionage through Maps

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    Google wants to pay $  13 million to resolve its most famous case of espionage through Maps

    ‘Wi-Spy’. This is the name given to the incident in which Google was involved in 2010, a year in which some of their cars of Street View is dedicated to collect emails, passwords and other personal data of those WiFi networks not protected by passing these cars of the company.

    Before the scandal, Google offers $ 13 million to solve the situation of class action, before the face, to the expectation that a judge in San Francisco to approve or not the solution proposed by the company, with headquarters in Mountain View.

    Google wants the move and will quit cheap

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    As we read in Bloomberg, the amount that Google wants to offer to settle the case is less than a sixth of the revenue generated in a single day. This case would have affected millions of people globally, and for the past few years, one of the biggest scandals regarding the violation of the user data. Feature of our co Genbeta that, according to a u.s. court, the fine could rise to us $ 10,000 for each case of violation of privacy, something that would have to be multiplied by the millions of cases that we we set out.

    Google aims to resolve the case with a amount that is just one sixth of their daily income, which would save billions of dollars, in case of be accepted by the court

    So, in case of accepting the figure offered by Google, the company would save millions of dollars in the face of possible sanctions that deck. Since Google claim that will destroy all the data that were collected without authorization, and that it will take steps to be even more transparent, to show how they work with the individual’s privacy on the internet.

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    In 2013, the Court of Appeals of the united States rejected the defense of Google, which ensured that the practice of intercepting WiFi networks open was legal, something that is dismissed. The company is now trying to solve the case to hit book, with the figure of $ 13 million, which would be intended for both the plaintiffs as well as groups of defense of privacy.

    It remains, therefore, to expect that the case continues to evolve, to get to know the Court’s decision about whether to accept or not the solution proposed by Google, a company that could put an end to 10 years of scandal with a sixth part of his daily income.

    Via | Bloomberg

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    The news Google wants to pay $ 13 million to resolve its most famous case of espionage through Maps was originally published in Xataka Android by Ricardo Aguilar .


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    Google wants to pay $ 13 million to resolve its most famous case of espionage through Maps
    Source: www.xatacandroid.com  
    July 22, 2019

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