Daily Dashboard

FCC Chief Answers WiFi Questions

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

March 31, 2011

At a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski faced tough questions about the ongoing investigation into Google's collection of unencrypted private WiFi data. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA) asked Genachowski for an update and if he thinks "the collection of people's information without their consent is wrong?" Genachowski said he could not respond because the investigation is still active, reports The Hill.
Full Story