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Court Date Set in WiFi Case

PRIVACY LAW—SPAIN

August 20, 2010

A Madrid court has asked Google to have its representatives appear before it on October 4 in relation to its Street View vehicles' gathering of personal data through unsecured wireless networks, according to Spanish digital rights group Apedanica. OUT-LAW.COM reports on the case in Spain as one of many international investigations related to the collection of "snippets of the traffic that travelled over those networks." The UK's ICO has stated it is not likely that much personal data was gathered, but the Madrid court wants additional information, the report states, including what data was collected and from how many people.
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