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2010-08-10 10:40:38

The Seoul-based South Korean headquarters of Google were raided by police this morning as part of an investigation into whether or not the company violated data protection or privacy laws by collecting unauthorized user data through their Street View cars.

2010-08-09 13:31:00

Is Internet Giant's Technology Being Used to Spy On Americans? WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FBI and DEA are now making extensive use of Google Earth, according to federal spending records.

2010-07-22 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today unveils some big changes to the award-winning Red(TM) entertainment platform, which will allow travelers access to a host of new amenities, including next generation, enhanced terrain view Google Maps, an open tab service for the airline's one-of-a-kind on-demand menu and the first ever seatback in-flight digital shopping platform.

2010-07-22 10:00:00

A coalition of 37 state attorney generals, led by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, is pressuring officials at Google to release the names of engineers responsible for code that obtained personal information through unsecured wi-fi networks.

2010-07-19 14:33:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing new information about Google's classified government contracts and the Internet giant's admitted Wi-Spying activity, Consumer Watchdog today said it is more imperative than ever for the Energy and Commerce Committee to conduct hearings into possible privacy violations by Google. In a letter to Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and Ranking Member Joe Barton, the nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group's John M.

2010-07-12 08:07:00

MILAN, July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Rolled Out Today is Viamente Route Planner 2.0, the Latest Version of the Web-Based Routing and Scheduling Optimization Software, Now With Unlimited Optimization and With the Option to Save Route Plans Online. Every day, Fleet and Team Managers face the complex challenge of planning the routes for their vehicles and professionals with multiple goals: maximizing the number of serviced locations, minimizing resource consumption (number of...

2010-07-10 07:48:23

After much controversy surrounding the collection of private information by Internet search giant Google, the company announced it will return its “Street View” cars back to the road next week, but all wireless scanning equipment has been removed.

2010-07-08 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google's WiSpy snooping could have sucked up and recorded communications from members of Congress, some of whom are involved in national security issues, an investigation by Consumer Watchdog's InsideGoogle.com has found. Rep.

2010-06-22 05:36:22

Connecticut is at the head of a multi-state investigation into whether Google broke the law when it collected personal data off wireless networks around the globe, which the Internet search company says it did so inadvertently.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.