Police raid Google's South Korea headquarters
- 10 Aug 2010 03:04 (South Africa)
Google's Street View service has gotten them into a lot of trouble, and in the latest scandal to hit the internet giant, police have swooped into their headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. The police are looking for data collected by Google's Street View vehicles that may be in violation with the country's privacy laws. Google may have collected and stored private data from wireless networks, something the company has previously said happened inadvertently. The company has promised to cooperate with investigation. Read more: The NY Times and the Wall Street Journal
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